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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Bellbird'
Coghurst Nursery, Camellias, 1994, p.5. Orthographic variant for Bellbird.
Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification....Outstanding Camellias, p.423; Chinese synonym for the Australia C.hybrid Bellbird.
» English Description
ACRS, 1970, Camellia News, No.40, p.27, Reg. No.127: Originated by F.S. Tuckfield, Berwick, Victoria, Australia. Seed parent, Caerhay’s hybrid, Cornish Snow, pollen parent unknown. The plant habit is dense, spreading and vigorous. First flowered 1968. The small, single, rose-pink, bell-shaped flowers are 7-7.5 cm across and produced profusely in opposite pairs along the stem; 6 petals, numerous stamens with white filamens and yellow anthers. Leaves, 7.5 cm long by 2.5 cm wide, acuminate with few, small serrations.