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Alba Gigantea

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Id:ICR-76

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1941

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Alba Gigantea'

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Wada, 1941, Japanese Garden Treasures, p.28: The biggest white single in existence, introduced by Wada; flowers pure white, broadly campanulate, with many imbricated petals of great substance and perfect beauty. Flowers mid-season. Originated in Japan by Wada. It was listed in the Wada, 1937 catalogue, p.37, as a sasanqua with the description: Large flowering, single white, with waxy, broad, thick, well shaped petals. Leaves and habit like a C.japonica.
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