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Athena

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Id:ICR-840

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1958

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Athena'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1958, p.285, Reg.No.327: A 9 year old chance seedling, originated by Julington Nurseries, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The medium sized, glossy, mid-green leaves are long and oval. The incomplete double flowers, 9-10 cm across, have 3 rows of slightly wavy petals, surrounding a few small, petaloids interspersed with light stamens. The colour of the flower is white, with scattered deep rose pink markings. Flowers are fragrant and open mid-season to late.
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