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Contessa Ottolini

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Year Published/Registered1851

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Contessa Ottolini'

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Comptesse d'Otolina  Baptist & Son Nursery Catalogue, 1861, p.9. Orthographic error for Contessa Ottolini.

Comtessa Ottolini  Henderson & Son, 1870, Catalogue, No.141, p.18. Orthographic error for Contessa Ottolini.

Comtesse Ottolini  van Houtte Catalogue,1851, 44:7. Orthographic variant for Contessa Ottolini.

Comtesse Ottonille  Louis Leroy, 1865, Catalogue, p.122. Orthographic error for Contessa Ottolini.

Contessa Otolini  Auguste van Geert, 1857, Catalogue No.43, p.33. Orthographic error for Contessa Ottolini.

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» English Description

Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione di Camelie, p.10: Bright brick red, darker at the circumference, a little lighter at the centre, some small spots of white. Franchetti, 1855, Collezione di Camelie, p.23: Beautifully imbricated, brick red, the petals often striped with white. van Houtte Catalogue, 1851, 44:7 lists this variety as ‘Comtesse Ottolini’ but as it is an Italian variety, the Italian orthography takes precedence. Orthographic variant: ‘Comtesse Ottolini’. Orthographic errors: ‘Comtesse d’Ottolina’, ‘Comtesse Ottolina’, ‘Countess d’Ottoline’, ‘Countess Ottolina’, ‘Contessa Otolini’, ‘Contessa Ottonelli’. Originated in Italy by Franchetti.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy