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Biancaneve (C)

Last Updated:2023/11/30 9:26:14 By:Gianmario Motta
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Id:ICR-26074

CountryItaly

Year Published/Registered2002

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Biancaneve (C)'

Chinese Name:白雪

Japanese Name

Meaning:Snow White

Description

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Irregular double to semi-double flower, pure white, without pink tinge, up to 8 cm wide. Leaves pale green. Habit upright and fast growth. The shape  of the flower and the plant habit are rather similar to Pietro Capecchi's 'Principessa Borromeo'. Probably originated in Tuscany before 2002.  The cultivar name is dedicated to Snow  White, the protagonist of the Grimm's tale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". Another Italian sasanqua cultivar, originated by F.L.M., is also named 'Biancaneve'.  

Flower

Flower Size

Blooming Season10-11 Month Italy

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