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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1830

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cliveana'

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Cleviana  Poiteau, Jan.l836, Revue Horticole, p.166-170. Orthographic error for Cliveana.

Cliveans de Knight  Jacob Makoy et Cie Catalogue, 1836, p.15. Synonym for Cliveana.

Cliviana  Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.68, 75. Orthographic variant for Cliveana.

Cliviata  Lecoq Nursery Catalogue, 1846, p.138. Orthographic error for Cliveana.

Lady H. Clive's  Sweet, 1830, Hortus Britannicus, p.74. Synonym for Cliveana.

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» English Description

Sweet, 1830, Hortus Britannicus ed.2, p.74, with ‘Lady H. Clive’s’ as a synonym: “red”. Loddige’s Catalogue, 1830, p.21. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.68, 75, 127 as “Cliviana”: Leaves 5.4 cm wide by 8 cm long, ovate-oblong, acuminate, serrulate, erect and dull green; buds very large, oval, obtuse, scales green; flower very large, 11 cm across, double, cupped, sometimes rose-red, often cherry-red, more or less brilliant according to the season. The petals of the first row, 6 in number, are 3.8 cm broad and 5 cm long, concave or channelled, forming a star and crennate at the apex; those at the centre tufted as in the Anemoniflora and forming an elevated and irregular heart, about 3.8 cm across, some of these last are striped with white. Originated in England. Synonyms: ‘Lady H. Clive’s’, ‘Lord Clives’, ‘Cliveana de Knight’. . Orthographic errors: ‘Cliviana’, ‘Cleveana’, ‘Cleviana’, ‘Cliveiana’.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom