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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1835

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hendersonii'

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Caelestina  Rollisson & Son, 1846, Catalogue No.1, p.7. Orthographic error for ‘Coelestrina’, synonym for Hendersonii.

Celestina de Francfort  van Geert Nursery Catalogue, 1845. Synonym for Hendersonii.

Coelestiana  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.3. Orthographic error for ‘Coelestrina’, synonym for Hendersonii.

Coelestina  Jacob Makoy Catalogue, 1838, p.16; Cels, Paris, Catalogue, 1839, p.28. Orthographic error for ‘Coelestrina’, synonym for Hendersonii.

Coelestina Cunningham's  Cachet Catalogue, 1845-1846, p.2. Synonym for ‘Coelestrina’, syn­onym for Hendersonii.

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» English Description

Harrison, ed., 1835, The Floricultural Cabinet, vol.III, p.118: Camellia japonica var. ‘Hendersoni’, Henderson’s hybrid. A seedling from the double striped (Anemoniflora) a very large and beautiful, rose coloured flower, named in honour of Mr Walter Henderson, who was gardener to W.F. Campbell Esq. It gained a silver medal 1834, for the best seedling raised in Scotland. Verschaffelt, 1848, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book XI, pl.1. Orthographic variant: ‘Hendersonia’. Orthographic errors: ‘Hendersonnii’, ‘Hen­dorsini’, ‘Endersonii’. Synonyms: ‘Lombardii’, ‘Henderson’(Lombardi), ‘Coelestrina’, ‘Triomphe d’Alost’, ‘Cunningham’s Caelesrina’, ‘Caelistrina’, ‘Caelestrina’. van Houtte Catalogue, 1844, 18:9 gives Byzantina as a synonym of Hendersonii but it is more likely the variegated form and a separate cultivar.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom