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El Greco

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Id:ICR-4592

CountryAustralia

Year Published/Registered1971

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'El Greco'

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ACRS., 1971, Camellia News, No.43, p.36, Reg. No.151: Originated by Fred S. Tuckfield, Berwick, Victoria, Australia. Chance seedling from C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’, (Dataohong) that first flowered 1964. Plant habit vigorous and upright. The 12.5 cm, semi­double, mid-season bloom is currant red, (HCC.821 /2-/3). The dark green leaves are 12 cm long x 6 cm wide, oblong, reticulate, apiculate, and finely serrate. See colour photo, ACRS., 1977, Camellia News, No.66, p.19.
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