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Year Published/Registered1829

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Johnsonii'

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Johnsonia  J.E. von Reider, 1834, Die Beschreibung und Kultur der Azaleen, Cactus, Camelien…., p.219. Tagliabue, 1840, Nomenclatore Camelliae. Orthographic error for Johnsonii.

Johnstonii  Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.12. Orthographic error for Johnsonii .

Johsoni  Schweidweiler ed., 1844-1845, Journal d'Horticulture Pratique, p.232. Orthographic error for Johnsonii.

Johsonii  Journal d'Horticultuer Pratique Belge, vol.2, No.8. Orthographic error for Johnsonii.

Joonsonia  Trillon, 1842, Catalogue, p.6. Orthographic error for Johnsonii.


» English Description

Baumann & Baumann, 1829, Collection de Camellies élevés à Bollwieler, pl.41: This semi-double flower is deep crimson, the outer petals are oblong, pointed and slightly heart shaped; mostly maroon, and, at the base, deep violet. The central petals are lanceolate, arranged in a spiral, striped white and intermixed with the pistil. Courtois, 1833, Magazin d'Horticulture, 1[pt.D]:316 as 'Johnsoni'. No description. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.96: Leaves of deep green, often yellow spotted; buds large, thick, scales greenish; flower semi-dou­ble, large, of a dark, cherry-red, crimsoned more or less deeply, some exterior petals broad, oth­ers pointed, not numerous, those of the middle, lanceolate, smaller, formed into a spiral and intermixed with stamens. Orthographic errors: ‘Johsonii’, ‘Johnstonii’, ‘Johnsonia’, ‘Johsonii’, ‘Joonsoia’.


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