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Deedy

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Id:ICR-3774

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Deedy'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.86, Reg. No.894: A light, rose-pink semi-dou­ble chance seedling that first bloomed 1964; originated by Gary Chitty Le Croy, Moncks Cor­ner, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 2 cm wide. Blooms are 12.5 cm across by 7.5 cm deep with 185 stamens, 37 petals and 4 petaloids. Although blooms are substantially semi-double, they vary to peony form with petals and petaloids intermixed. Blooms mid-season to late. There are some stripes on centre petals. Anthers are yellow and filaments white.
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