Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Elvira Delli'
André ed., 1871, L’Illustration Horticole, vol.XVIII, p.117, pl.67. Orthographic error for Elvira Delli.
» English Description
Stefano Pagliai Catalogue, 1867, p.69: Imbricated. Pink edged with white with the form of ‘Principessa Carlotta’. L’Illustration Horticole, 1871, vol.XVIII, p.117, pl.67 as ‘Elvina Delli’: Tender rose-pink with darker veining and white margin. Formal double. Linden, J., Catalogue, No.99, 1878-1879, p.4 as ‘Elvina Delli’: Average size flower, pale pink edged with white, threaded with pale pink veins; a rose coloured band at the centre of each petal and throughout its length. The ornamental effect of this beautiful plant is complete. Perfect imbrication. A sport of ‘Principessa Carlotta’. Originated in Italy.