First listed by E.G. Henderson & Son, 1866, Catalogue p.44
Blush white with very picturesque rosy red bars and flakes; outer petals large, rounded, rose-like and even; a flower of great substance, full to the centre.
Stefano Pagliai Catalogue, 1867, p.74;
New blush, striped and blotched carmine, extra fine substancew.
Veitch Nursery Catalogue, 1867;
Henderson, E.G., nursery Catalogue, 1867: White flushed pink, highly speckled and splashed carmine.
Originated in Italy by Franchetti, Florence.
No illustration listed.
Information from Web Camellia Register.