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Id:ICR-24193

CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1999

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Diva'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1999, Issue No.132, vol.XXI, No.1, p.14, Reg. No.398. Registered by N. Haydon, Takanini, New Zealand. A 9 year old chance seedling  of Bob Hope with pollen parent unknown, which first flowered in 1994.. Flowers are semi- double, rather open in form, 11 cm diameter x 5 cm deep, with 30-35 raised petals that are slightly fluted. Colour is an unusually deep rich red (RHS.CC. 59A) with darker red veining. Plant is dense and slow to medium growing, with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 3.5 cm wide, and flowers mid-season to late.

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