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Id:ICR-2592

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Charter'

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Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, white, semi-double to incom­plete double (anemone form) 10 cm across. Several rows of petals and the small, central petaloids are intermixed with yellow stamens, which are small and numerous. Buds are round. Leaves are medium green, elliptic, 8 cm long by 3.8 cm wide with slender, acuminate apex, tending to recurve, texture stiff and leathery with shallow, coarse serrations and raised venation. Plant growth is slow and spreading. Originated by Mrs Reynolds Flournoy, Columbus, Georgia, USA, from a seed of ‘Leucantha’, (Tricolor White) planted about 1940 and named for the Charter Garden Club of Columbus.
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