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Dixie Red

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Id:ICR-3947

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dixie Red'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1962, p.216, 217, Reg. No.640: A 22 year old chance C.japonica seedling that first bloomed 1950; originated by Wheelers Nursery, Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright and slow with dark green leaves. The anemone form flowers, similar to Elegans, average 10-12.5 cm across with 18 petals. Colour, wine red or mahogany red. The flower resembles a small R.L. Wheeler with petaloids. Blooms mid-season to late. Sport: Dixie Red Variegated.
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