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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1839

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Prattii'

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Humilis Magnifica  Mertens & Fontaine Catalogue, 1845, p.46. Synonym for Prattii.

Pratii Nova  Burdin Maggiore & Co. Catalogue, 1856-1857. Synonym for Prattii.

Pratii  Cachet Catalogue, 1840-1841, p.3. Orthographic error for Prattii.

Prattii (Buist's)  Warren’s Descriptive Catalogue, 1844, p.38. Synonym for Prattii.

Prattii (Nova)  van Houtte Catalogue, 1858, 72:21. Synonym for Prattii.

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» English Description

Marnoch, 1839, Florist’s Magazine; Hovey, ed., 1839, Magazine of Horticulture, 5:338: This variety, known as a seedling of Mr Buist’s, is noticed in The Floral Magazine, where it is stated that it is in the possession of Low & Co, Clapton Nursery, England. It is a beautiful rose colour, the centre of each petal pencilled with white; the flower has a depth of petals, which are rounded and well set, and is equal to the double white (Alba Plena). Buist, 1845, The American Flower Garden Directory, p.221: Bloomed first in 1836. It is our first seedling of merit. Named in compliment of our late and esteemed patron, H. Pratt of Lemon Hill. Synonyms: ‘Prattii’(Nova) ‘Prattii de New York’, ‘Prattii Vera d’Amerique’, ‘Prat­tii’(Buist’s). Orthographic errors: ‘Pratii’, ‘Pratti’, ‘Pratii Nova’, ‘Prati’.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom