Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Grunone'
Mercatelli Catalogue, 1895. Orthographic error for Grunone.
» English Description
Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1844-1845, p.25. No description. Verschaffelt, 1851, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VIII, pl.III: This camellia came from Italy and has been grown commercially for a few years. It is distinguished by its perfect imbrication, its small, dainty blosson, by its delicate pink colour and pure white streaks. Petal shape is variable, rounded, oblong, bilobate, while the centre contains a few abortive petals. Orthographic error: ‘Granone’.