Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Camellia japonica 'Zoraide Vanzi'

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.

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