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Ack-Scent

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Id:ICR-34

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ack-Scent'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.101, Reg. No.1532: A large, shell pink, peony form hybrid (C.japonica Kramer’s Supreme x Fragrant Pink Improved), mid-season flowering; originated by Dr W.L. Ackerman, Washington, DC, USA. The 8-year-old seedling first bloomed in 1974. The flower has 18 petals, 16 petaloids, yellow-orange anthers and creamy white filaments. Average flower size is 10.5 cm wide by 5 cm deep. Deep spicy fragrance; floriferous, blooms hold well and shed from the plant at senescence. Commercially introduced 1977. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate with dark green leaves 8.5 x 4.8 cm.
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