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Astro Nova

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2003

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Astro Nova'

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» English Description

Astro Nova. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Mar. 2003, p.29 with colour photo, Reg. No.2586. A cross of Gwenneth Morey x Kona, which has white flowers with red stripes and spots. Semi-double to anemone form, with fimbriated petals, yellow anthers and white filaments. Originated by Ken Hallstone, Lafayette, Calif., USA, and registered by Don Bergamini, Martinez. American Camellia Yearbook, 2003, p.60, colour photo p.c2. The seedling first flowered in 1988. Flowers measure 11.5 cm across x 5 cm deep with 10-12 petals and 5-30 petaloids. Plant is upright and dense with average growth rate. Flowers midseason. The dark green leaves are 5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide. Note: The name is illegal according to the International Code, which prohibits the use of Latin for cultivars.


Flower Size11.5-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States