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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1841

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hampsteadii'

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Hampestadi  Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.11. Orthographic error for Hampsteadii.

Hampsteadi Perfecta  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1856-1857. Orthographic error for ‘Hampsteadii Perfection’; synonym for Hampsteadii.

Hampsteadii Amerique  Auguste van Geert Nursery Catalogue, 1848, p.18. Synonym for Hampsteadii.

Hampsteadii Perfection  Burdin Maggiore & Co., 1849-1850, Catalogue General. Lichtenthal, 1852, Manuale botanico enciclopedica popolare. Synonym for Hampsteadii. Orthographic error: ‘Hampsteadi Perfecta’.

Hamsteadi  Rovelli Catalogue, 1874, p.31. Orthographic error for Hampsteadii.

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» English Description

Hovey, C.M., 1841, Magazine of Horticulture, 7:257 as ‘Hempsteadii’: A shrub of vigorous growth, leaves 10 cm x 6 m. oval, somewhat acumi­nate, dentated, distinctly veined, deep green; petioles short; flowers large, 11 cm in diameter, full, a clear cherry red, veined a deeper cherry red, entire, cupped form on opening, recurved when fully expanded, regularly imbricated. Originated in the USA by Ritchie & Dick. Ortho­graphic errors: ‘Heamsteadii’, ‘Hampsteadi’, ‘Hampestadi’, ‘Hamsteadii’, ‘Hamsteadi’. Syn­onym: ‘Hampsteadii Perfection’, ‘Hampsteadii d’Amerique’.


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Blooming Season United States