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Madame Adèlaide

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Year Published/Registered1835

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Madame Adèlaide'

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Contesse Adelaide  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.3. Synonym for Madame Adèlaide.

Contesse Adelaide de Carignan  Camellia Society of America Yearbook, 1939, p.25. Synonym for Madame Adèlaide.

Contesse Carignon  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.3. Synonym for Madame Adèlaide.

Madama Adelaide  Del Lungo & Girardi, 1928, Le Camelie, p.179 (Index). Orthographic variant for Madame Adèlaide.

Madame Adelaide de France  Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.165. Synonym for Madame Adèlaide.


» English Description

Berlèse 1835, Annales Société d’Horticulture de Paris, 16:287-289. as ‘Mme. Adèlaide’: Shrub pyramidal; leaves resembling those of the double white (Alba Plena) a little more acute and serrated at the extremity, deep green; buds very large, like that of Aito­nia; flower large, spherical, double, of a cherry-red; petals rounded, imbricated, some in the centre slightly distorted; those of the circumference, horizontal and those of the centre. erect Originated from seed by M. Tamponet. Paris, France. See colour pl.46, Berlèse, 1841. Iconogra­phie. Synonym: ‘Madame Adelaide de France’. Abbreviation: ‘Mme. Adèlaide’. Orthographic error: ‘Madama Adelaide’


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Blooming Season France