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Contessa de Medici Spada

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Year Published/Registered1855

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Contessa de Medici Spada'

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Comptesse Adele de Medici Spada  Auguste van Geert Catalogue, No.82, 1881-1882, p.13. Orthographic error for Contessa de Medici Spada.

Comtesse Adèle  de Mattos Catalogue No.20, 1904. Synonym for Contessa de Medici Spada.

Comtesse Adèle de Medici Spada  van Houtte Catalogue, 1867-1868, 121:9. Synonym for Contessa de Medici Spada.

Comtesse Aldina  Peer, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.56. Orthographic error for ‘Comtesse Adèle’, synonym for Contessa de Medici Spada.

Contessa Adela de Medici Spada  Real Campanhia Horticolo-Agricola Portuense Catalogo No.28, 1895-1896, p.46. Real Companhia Horticolo-Agricola Portuense Catalogue No.40, ca.1904, p.68. Synonym for Contessa de Medici Spada.

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» English Description

Burnier Catalogue, 1855-1856. No descriphon. van Houtte Catalogue, 1868, 123:51, as ‘Comtesse Adele de Medici Spada’: Form of ‘Myrtifolia’; formal dou­ble, pinkish white with white edges. Louis van Houtte Pere Catalogue, 1891, No.244, p.239 as ‘Contessa Adelaida Medici Spada’: Formal double, pinky white, bordered with pure white. Originated in Italy. Synonym: ‘Comtesse Adele de Medici Spada’. Orthographic error: ‘Comtesse Aldina’. Orthographic variants: ‘Contessa Adelaide Medici Spada’, ‘Contessa Adele Medici Spada’, ‘Contessa Adela Medici Spada’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy