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Hélène

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Id:ICR-7253

CountryItaly

Year Published/Registered1840

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hélène'

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Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.126, 229: Leaves are over 4.8 cm wide x 9 cm long, acuminate, sometimes lanceolate, horizontal, fine serrations, prominent venation, dark green; buds obtuse, flattened, fairly large, scales chalky, blackish at the base and whitish to the apex; flower about 9 cm across, double, cherry red; exterior petals to the number of 9 or 10, sometimes more, broad, close-set, well displayed like a cup; those of the interior, small, equal, united in a spherical mass forming a centre like the old ‘Waratah’ (Anemoniflora) or Praecel­lentissima. Originated by Dr Sacco, Milan, Italy.

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