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Palmer's Perfection

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1838

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Palmer's Perfection'

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Cavandesii  van Houtte, 1841, Catalogue, 7:15. Synonym for Palmer’s Perfection.

Cavandishii  Anonymous, 1841, Gardeners’ Chronicle. Synonym for Palmer’s Perfection.

Cavendishii  Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.186.Synonym for Palmer’s Perfection.

Palmer  Del Lungo e Girardi, Le Camelie, p.119. Abbreviation for Palmer’s Perfection.

Palmer's Bealei des Horticulteurs du Continent  van Houtte Catalogue 1844-1845, 18:17 as ‘Palmer’s Beali des Horticulteurs du Continent’, as a synonym for ‘Perfection’(Palmer’s), synonym for Palmer’s Perfection.

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» English Description

Marnock, 1838, Floral Magazine and Miscellaneous Gardening, 3(25):4. Description not seen. Harrison, ed., 1843, The Floricultural Cabinet, vol.11, p.55: Beautiful rose with cupped petals. Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie, vol.3, pl.244: The flower, full, regular, 10-11 cm across, is disposed like a rounded rosette, red delicately washed with carmine, becoming soft rose, like ‘Lombardii’ (Hendersonii) and marks and sometimes small lines of white. The petals, in 8 rows, are symmetrical, displaying a regular imbrication. Those of the first four rows are broad, rounded, with tints of clear carmine; those following graduating to the centre, more or less clear rose. Originated in England by Mr Palmer. Verschaffelt, 1849, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book VIII, pl.III. Synonyms: ‘Mrs Beale’s’, ‘Perfection du Palmer’, ‘Perfec­tion’, ‘Perfection’(Palmer’s), ‘Palmer’s Bealei’, ‘Palmer’s Bealei de Horticulteurs du Continent’, ‘Palmer’s Cavendishii’, ‘Palmeri Perfection’, ‘Cavendishii’, ‘Theophila Striata’, ‘Theophylla Striatiflora’, ‘Palmer’s Cavendisi’, ‘Teophila Striatiflora’, ‘Palmer’s Seedling’, ‘Theophylla Stri­ata’, ‘Perfection Palmer’, ‘Palmer’s Cavandissi’. Orthographic errors: ‘Palmer’s Perfections’, ‘Palmeri Perfecta’, ‘Palmer’s Perfectum’, ‘Palmera Perfection’, ‘Palmer’s Perfecta’.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom