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Elvira Bianchini

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Year Published/Registered1867

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Elvira Bianchini'

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Elvina Bianchini  Waterhouse, 1955, American Camellia Yearbook. Orthographic error for Elvira Bianchini.

Elvira Bianchi  Volonte Catalogue, 1888, p.112. Orthographic error for Elvira Bianchini.

Elvira Biancini  de Cock Catalogue, No.4, 1872-1873. Orthographic error for Elvira Bianchini.

Elvire Bianchini  Auguste Van Geert Nursery Catalogue, No.82, 1881-1882, p.13. Orthographic error for Elvira Bianchini.


» English Description

Stefano Pagliai Catalogue, 1867, p.74: Immense flower, perfectly imbri­cated in the form of a cup; flesh white, striped and ribboned and lightly dotted with rose; the borders of the petals recurved, central petals smaller, outer wider. Henderson, E.G., Catalogue, 1866, p.43: An improvement on Jenny Lind; flower large, imbricated, with a fine, circular out­line, amd large, even, margined, rose-like petals, of a pure cream white tint, elegantly marked with rose coloured bars and streaks. Veitch Nursery Catalogue, 1867: New, fine, large, imbri­cated flower, somewhat resembling ‘Countess of Derby’; white petals thickly striped with rose. Very full. Originated by Franchetti, Florence, Italy. Orthographic errors: ‘Elvina Bianchini’, ‘Elvira Biancini’, ‘Elvira Bianchi’, ‘Elvire Bianchini’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy