Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bijou della Garza'
Bijou de la Garza
van Houtte, 1846-1847, Catalogue, 27:20. Orthographic variant for Bijou della Garza.
» English Description
van Houtte, 1846-1847, Catalogue, 27:20 as ‘Bijou de la Garza’: Formal double, deep cerise, all the petals widely blotched with white, and almost striped at the centre by an equally white band. The petals are slightly curled and evenly concave and are cerise on the reverse. Berlèse, 1849, Annales de la Société Central d’Horticulture de Paris, vol.40, p.231: Flower, formal double, a deep carmine red splashed with white. Petals, broad, cupped, rounded, a little notched, numerous, well imbricated, all extensively blotched or striped longitudunally with a ribbon of white. Originated in Italy by G. Ugoni. Orthographic variant: ‘Bijou de la Garza’.