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Apple Blossom (Coolidge)

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1933

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Apple Blossom (Coolidge)'

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Japanese Name



Pink Apple Blossom  List of Camellias at Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco, 1993. Synonym for Apple Blossom (Coolidge)


» English Description

Azalea and Camellia Society of America Yearbook, 1933, p.23, invalidly as ‘Appleblossom’: A lovely single, blush and white, like a glorified apple blossom, with conspicuous yellow stamens. Delightfully scented. Blooms early. Coolidge Nursery Catalogue, 1939, invalidly as ‘Apple Blossom’. White flushed pink. Single. Medium size. According to Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol. III, p.274: Developed by Coolidge Gardens, Pasadena, California, USA, from seed imported from Japan about 1921. According to Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue, it is a medium size, single white, blushed pink, about 6 cm across. The stamens open in a semi-sunburst shape and filaments and anthers are dark yellow. It is a good pillar plant lending itself to espalier. Fragrant. In the C.sasanqua group the name has also been used as a synonym for the Japanese variety Fukuzutsumi.


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States