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Elisabetta Herbert

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Year Published/Registered1851

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Elisabetta Herbert'

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Elisa Herbert  van den Heede, Mai.1882, Revue Horticole, p.196. Orthographic error for Elisabetta Herbert.

Elisabeth Herbert  Ambroise Verschaffelt, 1857, Catalogue No.63, p.25 Linden Catalogue, 1875. Orthographic variant for Elisabetta Herbert.

Elisabetta Hebert  Stefano Pagliai Catalogue, 1867, p.66. Orthographic error for Elisabetta Herbert.

Elizabeth Herbert  Anonymous, 1857, The Florist, 11:194. Orthographic variant for Elisabetta Herbert.

Elizabethae Herbertii  Rollison Nursery Catalogue, 1871. Orthographic variant for Elisabetta Herbert.


» English Description

Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione di Camelie, p.16: Like the camellia ‘Iride’ with the colour different, vivid red at the circumference and the central petals, while the inter­mediate petals are lighter. Perfect imbrication. Verschaffelt, 1856, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book I, pl.I: All the petals which form the circumference and middle are ample, imbricated, upright in the form of a rose, of a vivid cherry red colour; those of the heart are compact, outspread and a beautiful pink. Originated in Florence, Italy. Orthographic variants: ‘Elisabeth Herbert’, ‘Eliza­beth Herbert’, ‘Elisa Herbert’, ‘Elizabetta Hebert’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy