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Art Howard

Last Updated:2022/12/3 19:49:15 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1959

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Art Howard'

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Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.10, black and white photo, p.13: Flower: Incomplete double; Camellia Rose, 622-622/1, fully expanded, 11 cm across by 6 cm deep. Buds globular. Petals: about 15 guard, strongly undulate and chan­nelled, up to 4.5 cm long by 4 cm wide, rounded apices, entire margins, short hefts. Centre of flower: Many folded petals with petaloids of various sizes, intermixed with fascicles of sta­mens with white filaments having a pink overtone, to 3 cm long, small golden yellow anthers. Leaves, slightly obovate, curved and cupped, dark, dull green, coarsely serrate, apices, short to long pointed, venation light. Habit, upright, open, spreading, fast growing, free flowering. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Fred Bergstrom, Pasadena, California, USA.


Flower Size11-13 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States