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Duc de Devonshire

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1851

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Duc de Devonshire'

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Duc de Devonshire (England)  SCCS., 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Synonym for Duc de Devonshire.

Duc de Devonshire 1  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Synonym for Duc de Devon­shire.

Duc Devonshire  Real Companhia Horticolo-Agricola Portuense, Catalogue No.40, ca.1904, p.69. Orthograpic error for Duc de Devonshire.

Duque de Devonshir  Scuola di Agricultura Catalogue, 1882. Orthographic variant for Duc de Devonshire.


» English Description

Verschaffelt, 1851, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book X, pl.I: The Camellia ‘Duc de Devonshire’ with its bright, cherry red colour, its large size and regular and imbricated form, make it not unworthy of the name it bears. It is of English origin. Orthographic variant: ‘Duke of Devonshire’. Synonyms: ‘Duc de Devonshire’(England), ‘Duc de Devonshire 1’. Orthographic variant: ‘Duque de Devonshire’. The name was erroneously used in America for the variety C.M. Hovey.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom