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Contessa Belgioioso

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Year Published/Registered1846

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Contessa Belgioioso'

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Bella da Peschiera (Brussoni)  van Houtte, 1857, Catalogue, 67:44. Orthographic error for ‘Delle Peschiera’, synonym for Contessa Belgioioso.

Bella Della Peschiera  van Houtte, 1858, Catalogue, 72:6, 10. Orthographic variant for ‘Della Peschiera’, synonym for Contessa Belgioioso.

Bella Reschiera  von Biedenfeld, 1856, Practische Grundlehren de Cultur von Camellien, p.34. Ortho­graphic error for Della Peschiera.

Camelia delle Peschiere  Franchetti, 1855, Collezione di Camelie, p.15. Synonym for Contessa Belgioioso.

Comtessa Belgiajoso  Alex Verschaffelt, 1847-1848, Catalogue, p.55. Orthographic error for Contessa Belgioioso.

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» English Description

Burnier & Grilli Catalogue, 1846-1847. No description. de Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la Culture du Camellia, p.104 as ‘Contessa Belgiojoso’: Milan. Imbricated, broad petals, flesh coloured base, spotted with carmine. Del Lungo & Girardi, 1928, Le Camelie, p.152: Flower, ivory white, dotted and lined with bright pink and carmine. Imbricated. Originated in Milan, Italy. Orthographic errors: ‘Contessa Belgiajoso’, ‘Contessa Belgianova’, ‘Contessa Bel­giolosa’, ‘Comtesse Belgiopasa’. Orthographic variant: ‘Contessa Belgiojoso’.


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