Type Image Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bradamante'
van Geert Catalogue, 1845. Orthographic variant for Bradamante.
Louis Leroy, 1868, Catalogue, p.122. Orthographic variant for Bradamante
Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.28. Orthographic error for Bradamante.
» English Description
Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie, vol.3, pl.287, as ‘Bradamanti’; Burdin Maggiore & Co., 1849-1850, Catalogue General: Large bright cerise red with white splashes. Imbricated to first order. Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione di Camelie, p.8: The flower is about 11 cm across, often more, and is a regular rose form, full, and perfectly imbricated to the circumference. The colour is a cherry red to clear carmine with nuances of delicate rose. The petals are in 9-10 rows, wide, rounded and notched, thin, close set, veined a deep red, sometimes with stripes of white at the centre. Orthographic variants: ‘Bradamanthe’, ‘Bradmantii’, ‘Bradamanti’. Originated by Mariani, Florence, Italy.