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Apache Chief

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Apache Chief'

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American Camellia Yearbook-, 1966, p.83, Reg. No.834: A 7 year old seedling (No.1007) that first bloomed 1962; originated by Albert and Alice Home, Moncks Cor­ner, South Carolina, USA. The leaves are dark green and average 11 cm x 5.5 cm. The plant growth is medium in rate, upright and dense. The semi-double flower, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi), is 13 cm across and has 37 petals and 12 petaloids. Its colour is bright rose pink with yellow anthers and white filaments. As the flower ages it takes on an undertone of purple. Falls intact. Some of the petaloids form trumpets and some flags are purple. Blooms early to mid-season.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States