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Autumn Surprise

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Id:ICR-923

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Autumn Surprise'

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Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1966; American Camellia Yearbook, 1967, p.223, Reg. No.933: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959; originated by A. Rester, Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA. Growth habit is upright and it grows well for espalier work. The leaves are light green, variegated with gold or white flecks and average 2.5 cm x 1.3 cm. The semi-double to peony form flowers are 3.9 cm across by 3.2 cm deep. A delicate pink with yel­low anthers and white filaments. Blooms early.
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