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Eleanor of Fairoaks

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1941

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Eleanor of Fairoaks'

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Eleanor of Fair Oaks  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.4. Orthographic variant of Eleanor of Fairoaks.

Elenor of Fair Oaks  Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.2. Orthographic error for Eleanor of Fairoaks.

Elinor of Fairoaks  Rhodellia Nursery Catalogue ca.1945. Orthographic error for Eleanor of Fairoaks.

Ruby Glow Variegated  Valley Garden Supplies Catalogue, 1946-1947 as ‘Ruby Glow Var’. Synonym for Eleanor of Fairoaks.

Variegated Vedrine  SCCS., 1946, Camellias, p.19. Orthographic variant for ‘Vedrine Variegated’, synonym for Eleanor of Fairoaks.

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» English Description

Gerbing’s Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1941-1942: Deep red marbled with white. A rich combination for a loose, peony flower that measures 14-16 cm across. The bright stamens are intermingled with the petaloids. Dull, deep green foliage, vigorous, slender growth. Flowers mid-season to late. A variegated form of Vedrine, originated by Bolen, USA. Orthographic errors: ‘Eleanor of Fair Oaks’, ‘Elinor of Fairoaks’, ‘Elenor of Fair Oaks’. Syn­onyms: ‘Ruby Glow Variegated’, ‘Vedrine Variegated’, ‘Variegated Vedrine’. For colour illus­trations see G.G. Gerbing, 1945, Camellias, pl.67; Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.83.


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Blooming Season United States