Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bella Eleonora'
» English Description
Burnier & Grilli Catalogue, 1846-1847. No description. de Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la Culture du Camellia, p.97: Flower, large and full; imbricated, similar to Incarnata; colour, dark maroon. Originated by Nencini, Italy. Roda 1885 Nursery Catalogue has this as synonymous with Contessa Nencini. However Del Lungo e Girardi, 1928 has Nencini as the originator of Bella Eleonora while Contessa Nencini was named and released by the nursery of Burnier and Grilli in 1846.