Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Babette'
» English Description
Tammia Nursery, 1975, ACS, The Camellia Journal, vol.30, No.4, p.60: Large, white to blush pink formal double, sometimes semi-double to peony to anemone. Star shaped, incurved petals in the centre. See picture on following page. First bloomed 1970. Flowers midseason. Originated in USA.
ACS, Reg. No.1384 . American Camellia Yearbook, 1976 , p 159.; A 10 year old chance C. japonica seedling that first bloomed in 1972; originated and propagated by Ferol & Sam Zerkowsky, Tammia Nursery, Slidell, La. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate, with dark green leaves averaging 3½~" 1½'' w. The semi-double, to anemone form, to peony form, to rose form double, to formal double type bloom, is white to blush pink with 85+ petals and 20+ petaloids. Anthers and filaments are yellow. Five point star shaped imbricated petals in center. Blooms freely, long lasting flowers. Good substance and texture. Average size untreated is 4½~-5", 2" deep. Blooms mid-season
Flower Form：Semi-double / Standard
Flower Colour：Single color Flower / White
Flower Size： 11.4-12.7 cm
Blooming Season： 1-3 Month United States
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