Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Compacta Nova'
» English Description
Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1835, p.38. No description. Colla, 1843, Camelliografia, p.98: A corolla of 9 petals disposed alternatively in 3 rows, round-oval, totally white. Received from Burdin under the name Compacta Nova. It does not accord with the ‘Compacta’ of Berlèse, (Momog.n.14) which is not so full and is smaller in size. Originated by Burdin, Italy.