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Vandesiana Carnea

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1835

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Vandesiana Carnea'

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Agathafolia Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Check List - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.2. Orthographic error for ‘Agathiflora’, synonym for Vandesiana Carnea.

Agathiflora van Houtte, Catalogue, 1839, No.1:6. Synonym for Vandesiana Carnea.

Agatiflora van Houtte, Catalogue, 1841, No.7:21. Orthographic error for ‘Agathiflora’, synonym for Vandesiana Carnea.

Chandler's Magnificans Charles van Geert Catalogue, 1848. Synonym for Vandesiana Carnea.

Chandler's Magnificent van Houtte, 1844-1845, Catalogue, 18:19. Synonym for Vandesiana Carnea.

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» English Description

Berlèse, 1835, Annales Société d’Horticulture de Paris, 16:417 as ‘Vandesia Carnea’. No description. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.149-150: Leaves 5.2 cm wide x 8.5 cm long, elongated, lanceolate, irregular, greatly resembling those of Concinna.. the bud is very large, elongated, dull, greenish scales; flower is 10 cm across, full, pale cerise, sometimes soft pink; the crown is rose-shaped and irregular; petals at the circumference for 3-4 rows are wide, rounded, irregularly imbricated, indented and gracefully curled; the inner petals are dense, numerous, compact, forming a tight centre, wide, informal, irregular, in the class of ‘Pulcherrima’ (Elegans). Synonyms: ‘Vandesiana Vera’, ‘Vandesia Vera’, ‘Vandesii Vera’, ‘Vandesia Carnea’, ‘Vandesii Carnea’, ‘Palmer’s Superba’, ‘Dulcis Major’, ‘Agathiflora’, ‘Chandler’s Magnificent’, ‘Chandler’s Magnificans’, ‘Palmer’s Carnea’, ‘Rose Agathe’. Originated in England.