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Year Published/Registered1840

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cruciata'

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Japanese Name



Crocciata  Jacob Makoy, et Cie Catalogue, 1839, p.16. Orthographic error for Cruciata.

Crociata  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1845, p.41. Orthographic error for Cruciata.

Cruciata  de Pronay. Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1847-1848, p.55 as ‘Cruciata Nova’(Pronay). No Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la Culture du Camellias, p.103. No description. Sport: ‘Maculata Perfecta’. Originated in Italy by Pronay. Synonyms: ‘Cruciata Nova de Pronay’, ‘Cruciata Nova’(Pronay). Synonym for Cruciata.

Cruciata Nova (Pronay)  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1846, p.52. Synonym for Cruciata.

Cruciata Nova, de Pronay  Verschaffelt, 1844-1845, Catalogue, p.24. van Houtte Catalogue, 1849-1850, 38:45. Orthographic variant for ‘Cruciata de Pronay’, synonym for Cruciata.

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» English Description

Berlèse, 1840, Monographie,. ed.2, p.185: Flower about 8 cm across, double, deep orange red crossed by white. The petals, which are broad, rounded, numerous and well imbri­cated, form a corolla like an open rose of deep orange red, parted by two fairly broad lines of pure white, crossing the centre and cutting the flower into 4 distinct parts. Roda Catalogue, 1885, p.54: (Ridolfi) Large size, double flower, regularly imbricated, red with every petal edged with white. Orthographic errors: ‘Crociata’, ‘Cruciato’, ‘Crusciata’, ‘Cruiciata’, ‘Crucita’, ‘Cru­ciatas’, ‘Crutiana’, ‘Crocciara’. Synonym: ‘Cruciata Vera’. Originated in Italy by Ridolfi.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy