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Ashton's Shooting Star

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Id:ICR-23518

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2010

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ashton's Shooting Star'

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Ashton’s Shooting Star. (C.hybrid)  ACS, The Camellia Journal,  Sept. 2010, p.26 with colour photo; Regn 2796. Originator Dr William Ackerman, Ashton, Md., USA. ACS, Yearbook 2010, p.73 with colour photo. A 15 year old cross of Mrs Bertha A. Harms x C.oleifera Plain Jane, first bloomed in 2000. Spreading, dense plant, with average growth rate. Cold hardy to -10° Far. Dark green leaves average 10 cm x 4.5 cm. Large size single form flower is 12 cm diameter x 4.5 cm height. White background with bright red (RHSCC 54A) radial stripes. Golden yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. Heavy petal texture, and flowers midseason.


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