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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dorian'
» English Description
ACRS., 1960, Camellia Annual, No.7, p.23, Reg. No.44: Originated by H.J. Henty, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia as a seedling from Esther Henty that first flowered 1955. The flower is an informal double, soft pink with a faint salmon pink tone and consists of 5-6 rows of petals. The outer petals curve up and outwards, the inner, twisted and more erect, giving a loose hose-in-hose effect. Burnt gold tipped stamens intermixed with petaloids and small petals, brushed with white towards the base; 9-11 cm across. Growth, vigorous and spreading. Leaves mid-green, 9 cm x 5 cm, well serrated and pointed.