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Id:ICR-3386

CountryAustralia

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Corroboree'

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Eagle Heights Nursery Catalogue, 1962: White striped crimson, medium size semi-double. Blooms mid-season. Originated by Gordon Waterhouse, N.S.W., Australia from seed of ‘Tricolor’. See colour photo, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.78. Sports to ‘Boomerang’.

Australian Registration No.703 as Camellia japonica ‘Corroboree’.Originator: originated & grown on by the late Prof. E. G. Waterhouse, ‘Eryldene’, Gordon, NSW, 2072, Australia.  The first flowering is unknown, but it appears in the 1962 Camellia Grove catalogue.   Size, medium 70-90mm, semi-double form, colour white with crimson stripes & flecks, leaves are dark glossy green, growth is medium of upright habit, will stand more sun and an old reliable hardy semi-double japonica.  Propagators: has been in commercial nurseries for many years.

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