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Crusselle

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Id:ICR-3505

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Crusselle'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.199. Reg. No.308: An 11 year old chance seedling, originated by T.A. Crusselle Sr, Atlanta, Georgia, USA that first bloomed 1954. Leaves average 8.8 cm long by 4.5 cm wide and are a medium, dark green. The bright red flowers resemble Blood of China in form but are lighter in colour and have 39 petals interspersed with golden stamens. Late flowering. See colour photo p.12, Sharp’s 1957, Camellias Illustrated and p.78, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias.
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