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Rosa Sinensis

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Year Published/Registered1825

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Rosa Sinensis'

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China Rose  Loddige’s Botanical Cabinet, vol.XV, 1828, folio 1455: Synonym for Rosa Sinensis.

China Rose Flowering  Prince, William, 1828, A Short Treatise on Horticulture, p.168. Synonym for Rosa Sinensis.

Chinese Rose  Loudon, 1838, Arboretum et Fruticeum Britannicum, 1:382, 392. Synonym for Rosa Sinensis.

Rosa Sinensis Chandleri  Anonymous, Mar. 1845, Revue Horticole, pp.306-307. Synonym for Rosa Sinensis.

Rosa Sineusis  Poiteau, Jan. 1836, Revue Horticole, p.166-170. Orthographic error for Rosa Sinensis.

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» English Description

Chandler & Buckingham, 1825, Camellia Britannica, pp.13, 19: The flower resembles Elegans in size and arrangement of petals. Colour is a pale purplish red, and it measures up to 10 cm across. The outer petals are large, flat and spreading; the inner are small and irregularly formed, rolled inwards and twisted; intermixed with a few imperfect stamens. Outer petals veined a darker red. See pl.38, Chandler & Booth, 1831, Illustrations and Descriptions.... Originated as a seedling from A. Chandler, England. Mertens & Fontaine, Collection de cent espèces.....camellia, 1845, pl. 98. Orthographic errors: ‘Rosa Sineu­sis’, ‘Rose Sinensis’. Synonyms: ‘China Rose’, ‘Chinese Rose’, ‘Rosa Sinensis Chandleri’, ‘Pinck’, ‘Walleri’, ‘Walneri’, ‘Wallneri’, ‘Scarlet Sinensis’.


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Blooming Season China