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Astra

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Id:ICR-825

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Astra'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.102, Reg.No.1566: A large to very large, rose pink, white on inner petals, rose form double, C.reticulata chance seedling, mid-season blooming; originated by Herbert H. Smith, Yuba City, California, USA. The 23 year old seedling first bloomed 1969. Flower has 50-58 petals, 3-5 petaloids, yellow anthers and pale yel­low filaments. Average size, 12.5 cm wide by 7.5 cm deep. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium in rate with 10 cm x 7 cm dark green leaves.
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