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Princesse Clementine

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Year Published/Registered1843

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Princesse Clementine'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Princess Clementine  Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3. Orthographic varaint for Princesse Clementine.

Principessa Clementina  Del Lungo e Girardi, 1928, Le Camelie, p.95. Orthographic variant for Princesse Clementine.


» English Description

Lemaire, 1843, L’Horticulteur Universel, 4:369-372: Originated in France by Mr Tamponnet, Paris; Scheidweiler, Brussells, June,1843, Journal d’Horticulture Pratique, p.122: In the account of the camellia collection of M. Tamponet. Flower, 8-9 cm. across, double white with some central stamens, petals in 5-6 rows, thin, transparent, elongated, indented, embossed and regularly imbricated, outer petals white, centre petals pale yellow. Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3, p.115: Leaves variable, 9 cm x 3 cm, some elongated. acuminate, others oval, slightly pointed, prominent venation. coarse serrations. mid-green; buds oval-obtuse, scales blackish at base, sepals whitish. Flower, 9-10 cm across, rose form. white, double with petals in 5-6 rows, thin, transparent, extended, emarginate, inclined and imbri­cated with some regularity; sometimes with stamens visible at the centre giving a tint of pale yellow. Orthographic variant: ‘Principessa Clementine’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season France