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Crassiflora Coruscans

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1835

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Crassiflora Coruscans'

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Coruscans  Hogg, Thomas, 1838, Magazine of Horticulture, 4:155: Originated by Floy, New York, USA. Deep, rich crimson double. Synonym for Crassiflora Coruscans.

Crassiflora  Hogg, 1838, The Magazine of Horticulture, 4:155. Synonym for Crassiflora Coruscans.

Crassiflora de Floy  Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.234. Synonym for Crassiflora Coruscans.

Floy's Salicifolia  van Houtte Catalogue, 1841, 7:18. Synonym for Crassiflora Coruscans.


» English Description

Hovey, 1835, The American Gardeners’ Magazine: In the nursery of M. Floy & Son. Amongst the varieties he has raised is Crassiflora Coruscans which flowered for the first time in the past winter. We think it one of the most rich and truly splendid he has raised...Coruscans, as the name indicates, comes nearer to scarlet than we have seen. Hogg, Thomas, 1838, Magazine of Horticulture, vol.4, p.155 as ‘Crassiflora’: ‘Originated by Floy. Deep crimson, forming a ball. Very good’. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.197 as ‘Salicifolia’ or ‘Crassiflora de Floy’: More than 10.8 cm in diameter, very full, a dark, crimson orange red, outer petals rounded, broad, few in number, those of the centre numerous, narrow, long, com­pact, erect, quilled and forming a compact ball. Originated by Floy, New York, USA. Syn­onyms: ‘Crassiflora’, ‘Salicifolia’, ‘Crassiflora de Floy’, ‘Floy’s Salicifolia’, ‘Salicifolia’(Floy’s).


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