Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Cleopatra'
Auguste van Geert, 1856, Catalogue No.40, p.32. Orthographic error for Cleopatra.
» English Description
Hogg, 1839, Magazine of Horticulture, 4:155: A seedling of Floy, this name was subsequently invalidly applied to a C.japonica by Macarthur in Australia and to a C.sasanqua by Sawada in the USA. It has also been used erroneously as a synonym for Moss Point Variegated and Belle Jeanette in the USA. In 1858, van Houtte erroneously gave it as a synonym for Leda. Charles van Geert Catalogue, No.117, 1850, p.4.: Anemone form, blood red. Orthographic error ‘Cleopatre’.