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Antarctic Star

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Antarctic Star'

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Japanese Name



Anaric Star SCCS, 1984, Camellia Nomenclature, p.14. Orthographic error for Antarctic Star.

Nanjixing Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 5th August 1992. Chinese synonym for the New Zealand C.japonica Antarctic Star.


» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1981, vol.XII, No.2, p.7, Reg. No.166: A chance seedling of C.japonica originated by Mr & Mrs W.H. Peters, Tauranga, New Zealand. First flowered 1978. Growth habit is average with dark green 12 cm x 5 cm leaves. The anemone form flower, 10 cm across by 3 cm deep, has 9-12 petals and an average of 100 petaloids and is white with yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. It shows very few stamens and flowers Mid-season to late. Orthographic error: ‘Anaric Star’.


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