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Dorothy Jean

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Id:ICR-4126

CountryAustralia

Year Published/Registered1987

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Dorothy Jean'

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ACRS., 1987, Camellia News, No.103, p.83, Reg. No.357, with colour photo on back cover: Originated by Dr James I. Luke, Adelaide, South Australia. First flowered 1985. A chance C.reticulata seedling of unknown parentage. The flowers are informal double to Elegans (anemone) form, with approximately 40 petals and over 100 petaloids of an orange-red colour. The outer guard petals are fluted and veined, with stamens intermixed with the petaloids. The 15 cm x 5 cm flowers, open on an upright, rapid growing plant. Leaves, large, oval, flat, glossy green, margins serrate. The flower has two rows of fluted guard petals and numerous petaloids interspersed with stamens.
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