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Prince de Canino

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Year Published/Registered1845

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Prince de Canino'

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Carlo Bonaparta  de Jonghe, 1851, Culture du Camellia, p.119. Synonym for Prince de Canino.

Carlo Bonaparte, Prince di Canino  van Houtte, 1846-1847, Catalogue, 27:21. Synonym for Prince de Canino.

Carlo Bonaparte, Principe de Canino  Joseph Baumann, 1853, Prix Courant, p.2. Synonym for Prince de Canino.

Carlo Bonaparte, Principe de Cannino  Alexis Dalliere, 1852, Price List, p.14. Downing Catalogue, 1858. Orthographic error for Prince de Canino.

Lucian Bonaparte  von Biedenfeld, 1856, Practische Grundlehren der Cultur von Camellien..., p.10. Synonym for Prince de Canino.

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» English Description

Isola Madre Catalogue, 1845. No description. Verschaffelt, 1848, Nou­velle Iconographie, Book VI, pl.IV: Dedicated to Lucien Bonaparte, upon whom the Pope Pius VII conferred the title ‘Prince of Canino’ in 1814. Leaves broad-ovate, vivid green with prominent venation and serrulate margins. The blossoms, 9-10 cm across, are very full, with regularly imbricated, rounded petals of bright cherry pink, veined a deeper shade and speckled with white towards the centre. Originated in Italy from Lechi. Orthographic errors: ‘Prince de Canina’, ‘Prince Canino’, ‘Prince Cancio’, ‘Prince de Canimo’. Synonyms: ‘Lucien Bonaparte’, ‘Principe di Canino’, ‘Carlo Bonaparte’.


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Blooming Season Italy