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Lady Sefton

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Year Published/Registered1840

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lady Sefton'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Lady Seftom  Le Société Royale d’Horticulture de Belge, 1842, p.22, Catalogue des Plantes. Orthographic error for Lady Sefton.

Lady Sephton  Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3, p.176. Orthographic error for Lady Sefton.

Lady Sepston  Trillon, Le Mans Nursery Catalogue, 1843, p.6. Orthographic error for Lady Sefton.

Sefton  Hillcrest Nursery Catalogue, 1958. Abbreviation for Lady Sefton.


» English Description

Cachet Catalogue, 1840-1841, p.3. No description. Berlèse, 1843, Iconogra­phie, vol.3, pl.276: The flower is 11 cm across, full, irregular, peony form, of a pale, cherry-red with touches of rose, with the centre, nuances of carmine. The exterior petals are in 4 rows; the first two rows are 4 cm in length and width, entire, flat and a little reflexed with veins of deep carmine; those following are smaller, some shell-like and twisted, others horizontal or erect or inclined and veined like the first; those of the centre are 2 cm wide x 2 cm long and are innumer­able, erect, notched and in series, sometimes with stripes and blotched of white, and forming, by their union, a spherical centre of rose-pink, 7 cm across. Orthographic errors: ‘Lady Seph­ton’, ‘Lady Seftom’, ‘Lady Sepston’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season France