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Diamond Head

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Id:ICR-3866

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Diamond Head'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, colour plate facing p.210: Large, irridescent red semi-double with crinkled petals. Erect, open growth. A cross from C.japonica Lady Vansittart x C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong), raised by David Feathers, Lafayette, California, USA. Camelliana Nursery Catalogue, 1961-1962, p.1, with colour photo on front page of catalogue: Rich crimson colour, large, semi-double with notched and crepy petals. A deep bloom with the look of an hibiscus. Blooms mid-season on a plant with upright, compact growth. Sport: Diamond Head Variegated.
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