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Ashton's Snow

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Id:ICR-23697

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2002

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ashton’s Snow'

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Ashton’s Snow. (C.hybrid). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2002, p.20 with colour photo, Reg. No.2579. A cross of C.japonica Billie McCaskill x C.oleifera Plain Jane, with white single to semi-double flowers. The plant is cold hardy to -15° F. and flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2002, p.126, colour photo p.c9. The 21 year old seedling first flowered in 1987. Flowers measure 9.5 cm across x 3.2 cm deep, with 8-12 petals, golden anthers and creamy filaments. Plant is spreading and dense, with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 3.2 cm wide.

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