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Christine Smith

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Id:ICR-2779

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1964

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Christine Smith'

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Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1964-1965, p.2. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.229, Reg. No.665: An 8 year old chance seedling of Elegans, that first flowered 1960, originated by Twin Pines Nursery, Theodore, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is upright, of average density and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, averaging 11 cm long x 6 cm wide. The rose-pink flowers are 11 cm across by 8.5 cm deep, with yellow stamens. They vary in form from semi-double to anemone to peony and have from 50-150 petals and 20-50 petaloids. The bloom has long lasting qualities and falls complete. Flowers mid-season to late. There is also a variegated form.
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