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Marquise Elise

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Year Published/Registered1850

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Marquise Elise'

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Marchesa Elesa  van Houtte Catalogue, 1858, 72:18. Orthographic error for Marquise Elise.

Marchesa Elisa Centurioni  Auguste van Geert Nursery Catalogue, 1848, p.19. No description. Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione di Camelie, p.16 as ‘Elisa Centurioni’: Large flower; white with some splashes of blood red imbricated. Verschaffelt, 1853, Nouvelle Iconographie Book XI, pl.II: The arrangement of its blossoms in a spiral, concentric line which are regularly imbri­cated, compact, small, rounded and deeply emarginate. A pure white colouring, tinged a deli­cate pink at the centre with a few scarce spots of the same shade. A medium size, formal double. Orthographic errors: ‘Elira Centurioni’, ‘Elisa Centuriana’, ‘Elisa Centurion’, ‘Mme Elisa Cen­turione’. Synonyms: ‘Madame Elisa Centurioni’, ‘Elisa Centurioni’, ‘Eliza Centurioni’. Abbreviations: ‘Marchesa Elysa’, ‘Marchesa Elisa’. Sport: ‘Docteur Boisduval’. Orthographic variant for Madame Elisa Centurioni.

Marchesa Elisa  Auguste van Geert, 1854, Catalogue, No.36, p.40. von Biedenfeld, 1856, Practische Grundelhren von Cultur der Camellien.... Orthographic variant for ‘Marchesa Elisa Centurioni’.

Marchese Elise  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.147. Synonym for Marquise Elise.

Marcheza Elizza  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.148. Orthographic error for Marquise Elise.

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» English Description

Verschaffelt, 1850, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VIII, pl.III: This Camellia is of Italian Origin. A white perfection distinguished by the shape of the interior petals which become suddenly smaller, of various shapes and laciniate at their edges in white. Those of the periphery are large, regularly imbricated, rounded, bilobate and spread out. Orthographic variants: ‘Marchesa Eliza’, ‘Marquise Elisa’, ‘Marchese Elise’, ‘Marcheza Elizze’. Orthographic error: ‘Marchesa Elesa’. Sport: Duchesse de Brabant.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy