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Virginia Marini

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Year Published/Registered1878

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Virginia Marini'

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Mad. Linden van Houtte Catalogue. 1906, 307:240. Abbreviation for ‘Madame Linden’, (Virginia Marini).

Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt Pink. Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, pp.154, 155 as ‘Mme Ambroise Verschaffelt Pink’. Synonym for Virginia Marini.

Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt Rosea. Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.143. Synonym for Virginia Marini.

Madame J. Linden Companhia Horticolo-Agricola Portuense Catalogue, No.40, ca. 1904, p.70. Orthographic variant for ‘Madame Linden’, synonym for Virginia Marini.

Madame Linden Lemaire, ed., 1878, L’Illustration Horticole, vol.25, p.42, pl.308: A sport of the variety Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt. Synonym for Virginia Marini. This sport occurred in Linden’s Nursery, Belgium and Franchetti’s Nursery, Italy and were given different names in the same year. Orthographic variant: ‘Madame J. Linden’. Abbreviation: ‘Mad. Linden’.

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» English Description

R. Società Toscana di Orticultura Bollettino, 1878: Very large flower, perfectly imbricated. Petals bright rose, veined and striped deeper rose and carmine red, bordered white. A sport of Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt fixed by grafting by Franchetti, Florence. The name ‘Madame Linden’, published by L’Illustration Horticole. vol.25, p.47, pl.308 and Vir­ginia Marini published the same year by the Bollettino della Reale Società Toscana di Orticultura are for the same sport. Priority has been given to the Italian name Virginia Marini as it is the sport of an Italian variety. Synonyms: ‘Teresa Gambini’, Theresa Gambini’, ‘Madame Linden’, ‘Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt Pink’, ‘Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt Rosea’. Orthographic error: ‘Virgina Marini’. Sport: Madame Ambroise Verschaffelt Variegated.


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