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Year Published/Registered1836

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lefévriana'

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Lafevriana  Anderson & Co. Nursery Plants and Seeds Catalogue, 1897, p.79. Orthographic error for Lefévriana.

Lafre Braemum  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.128. Orthographic error for Lefévriana.

Lafrebraeamum  Wilmot, 1943, Camellia Variety Classification Report, p.11. Orthographic error for Lefévriana.

Lafrebraemum  Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.5. Orthographic error for Lefévriana.

Lefebriana Grandiflora  Catalogus Horto Aksakovana Coluntur Leningrad, 1869, p.26. Ortho­graphic error for ‘Lefevriana Grandiflora’ synonym for Lefévriana.

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» English Description

Loddige’s Catalogue, 1836, p.25: No description. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.131: Melle. Lemaire-Mertens, Collection de cent espèces….Camellia, 1845, pl.20; Berlèse, Iconographie, 1841, pl.86; Leaves 8 cm x 6 cm, rounded, acuminate, prominent venation well serrated, dark green; buds large, obtuse, with green scales; flower 8-9 cm across, full, cherry-red, sometimes with white marks; petals of the circumference, 1-2 rows, oblong, twisted, rose coloured, becom­ing deeper to the centre, sometimes scallopped, changing at the centre to a small, compact, upright, close packed cluster of spherical form, about 5 cm in diameter with some stamens, similar to ‘Waratah Alba’. Orthographic errors: ‘Lafevreana’, ‘Lefebvriana’, ‘Lefeveriana’, ‘Lefevreana’, ‘Lefebvreana’, ‘Lefebryana’, ‘Lefebriana’, ‘Lefebriana Grandiflora’, ‘Levefreana’, ‘Lefevriani’, ‘Lefebyriana’. Abbreviation: ‘Lefévre’. Originated in Ghent, Belgium, by Lefévre about 1835.


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Blooming Season Belgium