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Gloire de Nantes

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1894

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental


Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

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Autumn Rose  McIlhenny Catalogue, 1947:1948, p.2. Synonym for Gloire de Nantes.

C. N. Number 69  Wilmot, 1943, Camellia Variety Classification Report, 1943 as ‘C.N. #69’. Synonym for Gloire de Nantes.

Fanny Bolis Red  Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.3 .Erroneous synonym for Gloire de Nantes.

Gloide de Vantes  van der Vis, Boskoop Nursery Special Camellia List, 1964-1965, p.1. Ortho­graphic error for Gloire de Nantes.

Gloire d'Nantes  Blackwell Nursery Catalogue, 1950-1951, p.6. Orthographic error for Gloire de Nantes.

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» English Description

Guichard Soeurs Catalogue, 1894: Rose pink, medium sized semi-dou­ble to incomplete double with medium, compact, upright growth. Early flowering. Ortho­graphic errors: ‘Glory de Nantes’, ‘Glorie de Nantes’, ‘Glory of Nantes’, ‘Gloria de Nanted’, ‘Gloire de Nates’, ‘Glory de Nanthes’, ‘Glore de Nantes’, ‘Gloire d’Nantes’, ‘Glori de Nantes’, ‘Gloide de Vantes’. Synonyms: ‘Rose Glory’, ‘Autumn Rose’, ‘Rose Glorey’. Revue Horticole,1922,p.173 the aritcle by J. Gerome  “Au Sujet Du Camellia. Son Importance Horticole, Autrefois et maintenat” , translated into Englished by Armando de Castro Oliveira: “The Camellia of Pillnitz, near Desde, disappeared in 1905, was considered one of the oldest examples in Europe; The date of planting is not exactly given in the notes that the magazine devoted to it (1903, p.384; 1905, p.62): taking as the date that of the second introduction (1760), this tree would have lived at least 145 years and its destruction is the consequence of an accident.”  See black and white photo, p.153, Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II. Colour photo, p.117, Fairweather, 1979, Rhododendrons and Azaleas. In the USA Gloire de Nantes has, at vari­ous times, been erroneously equated with Latifolia, Leeana Superba, Superbissima, Althaeiflora and ‘Fanny Bolis Red’. It was originally imported to USA by McIlhenny from Guichard, France. It received a RHS., “Award of Merit” in 1956. Originated by Henri Guichard in 1885. Sport: Gloire de Nantes Varie­gated. This cultivar was awarded  as an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) plant by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993 at H5 rate (hardy: cold winter; -15°C to -10°C).


Flower Size4-9 cm

Blooming Season11-4 Month France