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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1843

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Teutonia'

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Fentonia The Floral Magazine, 1878. Orthographic error for Teutonia.

Leutonia Peer, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.57. Orthographic error for Teutonia.

Tetonia Verschaffelt, 1844, Catalogue, No.50, p.23. Orthographic error for Teutonia.

Teutonia (Gruneberg) Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Yearbook. Synonym for Teutonia.

Teutonia Tricolor Imbricator Plena Schneider, Sept.1894, Revue Horticole, p.432. Synonym for Teutonia.

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» English Description

Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie vol.2, pl.186 as ‘Teutonia’ (Grüneberg): Flowers 10-­11 cm across, formal double with red and pale rose rays on white with a flesh tint. The petals are in 7-8 rows, numerous, large, rounded, close-set, imbricated with extreme regularity from the circumference to the centre. Originated by Mr Grüneberg, Francfort-sur-le-Main, Germany, from seed imported from England. It first bloomed in 1837. Van Houtte Catalogue, 1843-1844, 12:eee, as ‘Teutonia’ synonym ‘Victoria and Albert’: Superb camellia with the ability to bear flowers of both solid red and solid white and of a very beautiful shape. See also pl.III, Book IX, Verschaffelt, 1850, Nouvelle Iconographie. Sports: Teutonia Alba, Teutonia Pink, Teutonia Amabilis, Teutonia Rosea, Teutonia Alba Rosea Cincta, Teutonia Negri. Synonyms: ‘Victoria and Albert’, ‘Teutonia Tricolor’, ‘Kennedy Variegated’, ‘Imbricata Plena’, ‘Giardino Schmitz’. Orthographic errors: ‘Teutoniana, ‘Tutonia’, ‘Tetonia’, ‘Teutonica’. It has been confused with the cultivars Montironi and Elisabeth in USA., but, while very similar, the three are separate and distinct varieties.


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