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Alice Horne

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Alice Horne'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.83, Reg. No.892: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1963. Originated by Albert and Alice Horn, Moncks Corner, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright and open. The dark green leaves average 8 cm x 4 cm. The semi-double flowers, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi) are 13 cm across x 8 cm deep with 18 petals and 2-5 petaloids. Colour is deep rose-pink with deeper veins and an undertone of deeper pink stripes. Anthers are yellow and filaments are white, The first 10 petals grow together for half their length, the remaining 8 are upright and folded with stamens intermixed. The petaloids form trumpets or flutes. Cold resistant. Flower mid-season.