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Cardinia

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Id:ICR-2260

CountryAustralia

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cardinia'

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ACRS, 1962, Camellia Annual, No.9 incorrectly as ‘Cardenia’. Originated by F.S. Tuckfield, Berwick, Victoria, Australia. A seedling of Hikarugenji, pollen parent unknown. The plant first flowered in 1959. The flower is an incomplete double with an attractive sheen. Inner petals and large petaloids, very erect with numerous stamens intermingled. Colour, blood red, RHS, 820/1. Flower, 8-10 cm across and 5-6 cm deep. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves, narrow, elliptical, 10 cm x 5 cm, dark, glossy green. Plant habit, vigorous, upright and bushy. See colour plate No.24, ACRS, 1966, Camellia News, p.24.
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