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El Matador

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Id:ICR-4593

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'El Matador'

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Camelliana Nursery Catalogue, 1962; inside front cover: Very rich, velvety, dark red, semi-double. Opens similarly to Ville de Nantes, but builds up high as it continues to open and expand. Long, dark leaves and a compact, upright growth habit. SCCS., 1963, Camellia Nomenclature, p.45: Dark red, large semi-double with upright petals. Vigorous, com­pact, upright growth. Blooms mid-season. Originated in USA. There is also a variegated form.
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