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Caboose

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Id:ICR-2066

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Caboose'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.215, Reg. No.645: A chance seedling that first bloomed 1952; originated at Wheeler’s Nursery, Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is compact and upright. Foliage heavily serrated, pointed and twisted. The semi-double flow­ers are 10-11 cm across and have 15 petals. Similar to Lady Vansittart in growth habit, flower size and colour except that it is last to bloom as a Caboose is at the end of the train. Flowers are predominantly white with pink marks. Sports readily.
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