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Betty Cuthbert

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Id:ICR-1536

CountryAustralia

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Betty Cuthbert'

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Outteridge, 1962, 1000 Named Camellias in Australia, p.6: Pink, informal double, large size. Mid-season flowering. ACRS, 1964, Camellia News, No.16, p.28 with illustra­tion on back cover. A seedling of ‘Yoibijin’, originated by E.G. Waterhouse, Gordon, N.S.W., Australia. First bloomed 1960. The flower, an incomplete, informal double, sometimes opens as a formal double, 10 cm across with 20-30 petals and some petaloids. Colour Neyron Rose HCC.623/3. Medium sized, spreading growth with large, broad, dark green leaves. Named for Betty Cuthbert, the Australian gold medal sprinter at the Melbourne Olympic Games.
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