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Clio

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Id:ICR-2951

CountryFrance

Year Published/Registered1844

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Clio'

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Oudin, Lisieau, Nursery Catalogue, 1844, p.10: Medium size, delightful form, soft pink. Harrison, ed., 1846, Floricultural Cabinet, vol.14, p.43: “Rose, double”. Berlèse, 1849, Annales de la Société Centrale d’Horticulture de France, vol.40, p.77: Flower 9-10 cm across, irregu­lar double, rose-form, or peony form. Exterior petals in 3-4 rows; those of the centre in a bou­quet. Resembles Althaeiflora. Verschaffelt, 1858, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book I, pl.IV: A pink floral colouring, edged with white. Blossoms, larger than average, are formed of oval or full petals, either rounded or sub-bilobate, imbricated but not regularly. The pink ground is veined a deeper shade and bordered with white, which extends towards the longitudinal centre of the petal. Originated in Italy.
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