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Buddy Boy

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Id:ICR-2005

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Buddy Boy'

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Mealing, 1950, American Camellia Yearbook, p.131: Name given to our son by an old coloured family retainer. The camellia first bloomed 1946 on a 7 year old plant, size 11-­12.5 cm across. Its form is an incomplete double with large petaloids and is coloured deep red. Blooms mid-season. Growth is strong and upright with rounded, deep green, thick foliage. See black and white photo on p.127. Originated by H.G. Mealing, North Augusta, South Carolina, USA.
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