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Abbot Turner

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Abbot Turner'

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Abbot Griffith, 1953, ACS., Quarterly, 8(1):4. Abbreviation for Abbot Turner.


» English Description

ACS, Quarterly, 6(2):9, 1951, Reg. No.118. Seedling of unknown parentage, age 9 years. First flowered 1949. Originated by Mrs D.A. Turner, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is open and rapid. Colour is about the shade of red of the ‘Lindsay Neill’ rose but has red and white stamens tipped with gold and a number of petaloids. The leaves are dark green...Flower buds are round and large, colour is brown tipped with red. The flower is incomplete double, with small petaloids resembling Aunt Jetty, colour is red, 10-12.5 cm in diameter. Flowers early to mid-season. Abbreviation: ‘Abbot’. See also: American Camellia Yearbook, 1954. p.300.