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Ben Franklin

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Id:ICR-1340

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ben Franklin'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.103, Reg. No.1554: A large, crimson with purple, peony form, C.japonica chance seedling, mid-season blooming. Originated by H.B. Franklin, Florida, USA; The 7 year old seedling first bloomed 1969. Its flower has 23 petals, 5 petaloids and yellow-red stamens. Average flower size is 11 cm across by 6 cm deep. Plant growth is average density and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 9 cm x 4.5 cm.
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