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Conte Maffeis

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Year Published/Registered1846

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Conte Maffeis'

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Compte Maffi  Giles & Son Nursery Catalogue, 1881, p.91. Orthographic error for Conte Maffeis.

Comte Maffay  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1864, p.19. Orthographic error for Conte Maffeis.

Comte Maffei  Van de Geert Nursery Catalogue, 1853. Orthographic error for Conte Maffeis.

Comte Maffeis  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1847-1848, p.55. Orthographic variant for Conte Maffeis.

Comte Maffes  Guichard Soeurs Catalogue, 1894. Orthographic error for Conte Maffeis.

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» English Description

Burnier & Grilli Catalogue, 1846-1847. No description. de Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la Culture du Camélia, p.102: Imbricated. A beautiful deep pink. Verschaffelt, 1853, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book II, pl.III: The blossoms are very large for a Camellia, measuring from 13 to 14 cm. The numerous petals are regularly imbricated, outspread, rounded, full or bilobate; the heart small and open; the colouring a delicate pink with vivid tints. Originated by F. Mariani, Milan, Italy. Orthographic variant: ‘Comte Maffeis’. Orthograhic errors: ‘Comte Maffes’, ‘Comte Maffei’, ‘Comte Maffay’, ‘Compte Maffi’, ‘Conte Maffei’.


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