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Pier Capponi

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Year Published/Registered1855

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Pier Capponi'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Pier Capone  Verschaffelt Catalogue, 1867-1868, p.45. Orthographic error for Pier Capponi.

Pier Caponi  Auguste van Geert, 1859, Catalogue, No.47, p.34 Le Texnier Catalogue, 1911, p.36. Orthographic error for Pier Capponi.

Pier Cappone  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for Pier Capponi.

Piere Capone  Ed Pynaert van Geert Catalogue No.6, 1877-1878, p.45. Orthographic error for Pier Capponi.

Pietro Cappioni  William Bull Nursery Catalogue, 1869-1870. Orthographic error for Pier Capponi.


» English Description

Franchetti, 1855, Collezione di Camelie, p.6: Bright red with intermediate petals slightly paler; central petals dark red, broadly striped with pure white and lightly margined. Perfect imbrication. Verschaffelt, 1856, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book XII, pl.IV: Origi­nated by Mr Cesar Franchetti, Florence, Italy. A variety, scarsely of medium size, but of perfect form with petals imbricated in a star shaped serries, rounded, vivid cherry-carmine with an open heart, variegated by numerous white stripes. Orthographic errors: ‘Pier Capone’, ‘Pier Caponi’, ‘Pier Cappone’, ‘Pietro Capponi’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Italy