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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1836

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Brooksiana'

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Braccana Journal d’Horticulture Pratique, Belge, 1848, vol.6, No.10. Orthographic error for Brockiana.

Brocchiana Medici Spada, 1858, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.5. Orthographic error for Brooksiana.

Brochsiana Tagliabue, 1840, Nomenclatore Camelliae. Orthographic error for Brooksiana.

Brockiana Berlèse, 1841, Iconographie. Orthographic error for Brooksiana.

Brockioni Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for Brooksiana.

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» English Description

Loddiges Catalogue, 1836, p.24. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, pp.67, 127, as ‘Brocksiana’: Leaves 7.5 cm long x 6 cm wide, round-ovate, barely cordiform, horizontal, sometimes with touches of yellow, prominent venation, dark green. Flower about 6.8 cm across, semi-double, approaching rose form; cherry red, petals broad, not numer­ous, displayed with grace. The flower is the form of ‘Roi des Pays-bas’; sometimes with sta­mens in the centre. This variety was confused with Brochii, which, however, has banded petals. Orthographic error: ‘Brockiana’, ‘Brockioni’, ‘Brocchiana’, ‘Brokeaa’, ‘Broockliana’, ‘Brookiana’, ‘Broeckiana’, ‘Broockiana’. Originated in England.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom