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General George Washington

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1843

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'General George Washington'

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Gen. Geo. Washington  Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.4. Abbreviation for General George Washington.

General G. Washington  Jacob Makoy et Cie Catalogue, 1858, p.26. Abbreviation for General George Washington.

George Washington  Prince & Co. Nursery Catalogue, 1844, p.144. Abbreviation for General George Washington.

George Wasington  Verschaffelt Catalogue 1846, p.54. Orthographic error for ‘George Washington’, abbreviation for General George Washington

Georges Washington  de Jonghe, 1851, Traité de la culture du Camellia, p.107. Orthographic error for General George Washington.

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» English Description

Gunnel, 1843, Magazine of Horticulture, 9:261: Originated in the USA by J.S. Gunnel. A thrifty growing plant with foliage about the size of Variegata, but flatter; buds oval, calyx green; flower of a light, cherry red to deep rose colour, with a small, white stripe running through a few petals, very symmetrically formed, beautifully imbricated, as double to the centre as the old double white (Alba Plena). Synonym: ‘Washington’(Gun­nel’s) ‘Washington de Floy’. Abbreviations: ‘Gen. Geo. Washington’, ‘George Washington’ Orthographic errors: ‘Georges Washington’, ‘George Wasington’, ‘General G. Washington’.


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Blooming Season United States