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Madame Louis van Houtte

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Year Published/Registered1879

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Madame Louis van Houtte'

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Jenny Lind Pink  Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.112. Synonym for Madame Louis van Houtte.

M. de Louise van Houtte  G. Mariotti Nursery Catalogue, p.16. Abbreviation for Madame Louis van Houtte.

Mad. L. van Houtte  van Houtte Catalogue, 1879-1880. 184:239. Abbreviation for Madame Louis van Houtte.

Madam Leonie van Houtte  van Houtte Pere Catalogue, 1891, 244:235. Orthographic error for Madame Louis van Houtte.

Madame de Louis van Houtte  Mariotti Catalogue, 1925 as ‘M. de Louise van Houtte’. Ortho­graphic error for Madame Louis van Houtte.

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» English Description

van Houtte Catalogue, 1879-1880, 184:239 as ‘Mad. L. van Houtte’. A flesh pink sport of Jenny Lind. A first class novelty which was figured in vol.XXIII of van Houtte’s Flore des Serres .... A very beautiful, large flower, imbricated almost to the centre, of the most mellow flesh pink, all petals edged with white and netted pale carmine with small carmine spots on some petals. See illustration on p.289, van Houtte’s Flore des Serres..., vol.XXIII. Mid-season blooming. Originated in Belgium by van Houtte. Abbreviations: ‘Mad. L. van Houtte’, ‘Madame L. van Houtte’, ‘Mme. van Houtte’, ‘Mme. L. van Houtte’, ‘ Louise van Houtte’, ‘Mme Louis van Houtte’. Synonym: ‘Marie van Houtte’.


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Blooming Season Belgium