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Ashton's Prelude

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2003

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ashton’s Prelude'

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Ashton’s Prelude. (C.hybrid). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2003, p.21 with colour photo, Reg. No.2604. A seedling of C.oleifera Plain Jane x C.sasanqua ‘Setsuzan’ (Sessan), with shell pink anemone form flowers 8.2 cm across x 4.5 cm deep. Cold hardy plant to -10° F. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2002, p.60, colour photo p.c2. First flowered 1989. Flowers have 12 petals, 78 petaloids, pink anthers and pink filaments. Flowers early. Plant is dense with average growth habit and slow to medium growth rate. The dark green leaves are 7.5 cm long x 3.2 cm wide.


Flower Size8.2-10 cm

Blooming Season10-1 Month United States