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Autumn Rocket

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2000

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Autumn Rocket'

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Autumn Rocket. (C.sasanqua). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Aug. 2000, p.5 with colour photo, Reg. No.2518. A white anemone to rose form double, opening from pink buds. Flowers early. Originated by Dr James Habel, Suffolk, Va, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2000, p.2, colour photo p.c8. The 10 year old seedling first flowered in 1993. Average flower size is 8.2 cm across x 3.8 cm deep, with 25 petals, 15 petaloids, yellow anthers and white filaments. Plant growth is columnar, dense and vigorous, and with dark green leaves 6.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide.