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Maria Teresa

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Year Published/Registered1845

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Maria Teresa'

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Marchesa Marie Teresa  Auguste van Geert Nursery Catalogue, No.65, 1869-1870, p.55. as ‘Marchesa Maria Teresa’. Synonym for Maria Teresa.

Maria Teresa Vera  Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.13. Synonym for Maria Teresa.

Maria Theresa  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1847-1848, p.59. Orthographic error for Maria Teresa.

Maria Therese Vera  Guilfoyle Nursery Catalogue, 1866, p.18. Synonym for Maria Teresa.

Maria Therese  William Bull, 1867, Catalogue, p.73. Peer, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.55. Orthographic error for Maria Teresa.

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» English Description

van Houtte Catalogue, 1845-1846, 23:7: Formal double, pale flesh colour, lightly powdered with soft cherry-red. See Verschaffelt, 1848, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book I, pl.I and again in 1852, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book IX, pl.II, both as ‘Marie Theresa’: Its imbricated petals decrease in size from the circumference to the centre, and are rounded, emarginate in the middle and those in the centre are pointed. They are a delicate, bright pink, speckled with crim­son. Originated in Italy by Conte Maggi. Orthographic variant: ‘Marie Thérèse’. Orthographic errors: ‘Maria Theresa’, ‘Maria Therese’, ‘Marie Teresa’, ‘Maria Theresia’. Synonym: ‘Marie Therese Vera’, ‘Impèratrice Marie Theresa’, ‘Marchesa Maria Teresa’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy