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Principessa Aldobrandini

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Year Published/Registered1855

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Principessa Aldobrandini'

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P. Aldobrandini  The Floral Magazine, 1865. Abbreviation for Principessa Aldobrandini.

Princess Aldrovandi  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Erroneous synonym for ‘Teutonia’. Orthographic error for Principessa Aldobrandini.

Princessa Aldabrandini  Paul, 1879, Gardeners’ Chronicle, ser.2, 11:688. Orthographic error for Principessa Aldobrandini.

Princesse Adelbrandis  Peer, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.56. Orthographic error for Principessa Aldobrandini.

Princesse Aldobrandini  André, 1864, Plantes de terre de bruyéres..., p.247. Orthographic variant for Principessa Aldobrandini.

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» English Description

I Giardini, giornal d’orticultura, 1855. Description not seen. Van Houtte Catalogue, 1858, 72:22: Vivid pink, all petals edged with white with some carmine streaks, lighter centre and more delicate at the circumference; model imbrication. Verschaffelt, 1858, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book IV, pl.II: The flowers, of largest size, are formed of rounded petals of equal size and evenly spaced; those at the centre, which are few in number, are scarsely smaller. The colouring is a vivid pink with a carmine veining and bordered white. Per­fect imbrication. Originated in Rome, Italy. Orthographic variants: ‘Princesse Aldobrandini’, ‘Principesse Aldobrandini’. Orthographic errors: ‘Principessa Aldo Brandini’, ‘Princesse Aldobrandis’, ‘Princesse Aldrovandi’.


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Blooming Season Italy