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Imbricata Tricolor

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1836

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Imbricata Tricolor'

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Imbricata Rubra  (C.japonica), Nocutts/Waterers Plant Buyer's Guide, Autumn, 1989, p.64: Light red, mottled white, large, formal double with colour illustration opp. p.80. Probably a syn­onym for Imbricata Tricolor.

Imbricata Striata (Nova)  van Houtte Catalogue, 1858, 72:15. Synonym for Imbricata Tricolor.

Imbricata Tricolore  Roda Catalogue, 1885. Orthographic variant for Imbricator Tricolor.

Imbricata Variegata Plena  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.107. Synonym for Imbricata Tricolor.

Imbricata Variegata  Shneiderff ed., 1841, Catalogo delle piante che si Trovano nel Giardino del Sig. Enrico Shneiderff, p.8. Synonym for Imbricata Tricolor.


» English Description

Cels, Paris Nursery Catalogue, 1836-1837, p.9. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.121, 132: Received from Mr Knight, London, England. It dif­fers little in its leaves from Imbricata; its flower is imbricated, double, of a deep orange-red, spotted with white. In its centre are a few stamens. It is a virus variegated form of Imbricata. Synonyms: 'Imbricata Tricolor (Nova)', 'Imbricata Variegata', 'Imbricata Tricolore', 'Imbricata Striata', 'Imbricata Striata (Nova)', 'Imbricata Variegata Plena'.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom