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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Child of Grace'
» English Description
Child of Grace. (C.pitardii hybrid). New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1999, Issue No.132,
vol.XXI, No.1, p.14, Reg. No.400. Registered by N. Haydon, Takanini, New Zealand. A
seedling of Nicky Crisp, pollen parent unknown. Flower is a miniature formal double, 7 cm
diameter x 2.5 cm deep, with about 65 petals which are slightly cupped and bilobed. The
overall colour impression is (RHS.CC. 65B) with the outermost petals lighter (RHS.CC. 69B)
and the inner petals darker (RHS.CC. 62A). Flowers have good weather hardiness. The plant,
which first flowered in 1995, is dense and of average height and growth rate, with mid-green
leaves 6 cm long x 3 cm wide.