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Dionisia Poniatowski

Last Updated:2021/5/17 0:40:58 By:Gianmario Motta

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Year Published/Registered1860

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dionisia Poniatowski'

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Meaning:Personal Name


Dionisa Poniatowski  Wyatt Nursery Catalogue, 1886, p.36. Orthographic error for Dionisia Poniatowski.

Dionisia  Gelding Nursery Catalogue, 1887-1888. Abbreviation for Dionisia Poniatowski.

Dionisia Poniatocoski  C. Mariotti, Nervi Catalogue, 1924, p.15. Orthographic error for Dionisia Poniatowski.

Dionisia Poniatowsk  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for Dionisia Poniatowski.

Dionisia Poniatowsky  Carlo Costantini Catalogue, 1886. Orthographic error for Dionisia Poniatowski.

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» English Description

van Houtte Catalogue, 1860-1861, No description. van Houtte Catalogue, 1864-1865, 104:80: Snow white, finely imbricated in the manner of De la Reine. One of my 12 new camellias that have been crowned with praise. From Luzzatti. Auguste van Geert Catalogue, No.65, 1869-1870, p.51: Superb white flower with rounded petals. Magnificent imbrication in the form of a star. Mercatelli Catalogue, 1881. p.16: Pearly white lined with carmine, imbricated. Rollisson’s Plant Catalogue, 1877-1878: “Of snowy whiteness with imbrication like De la Reine.” Originated by Conte Bouturlin, Florence Italy. Sport: Dionisia Ponia­towski Rosea. Abbreviation: ‘Poniatowski’. Orthographic errors: ‘Dionisa Poniatowsky’, ‘Dionysia Poniatowsky’, ‘Dionusa Poniatowski’, ‘Dionisia Poniatocoski’, ‘Dionisia’, ‘Dionisia Poniatowsk’, ‘Diorusia Ponia­towski’. Note: princess Dionisia was a descendant of Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732-1798) the  last king of Poland.


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Blooming Season Italy