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Beauvoir

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Id:ICR-1223

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Beauvoir'

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SCCS, 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Red with a purple cast. Medium large, incomplete double to semi-double with fluted petals. Petaloids mixed with yel­low stamens. Buds are dark green, long and pointed. Colour and form of flower are similar to Mrs Charles Cobb. Leaves, medium, dark green, elliptic, 12.5 cm long by 5 cm wide; apex long acuminate, margins widely, shallowly serrate. A vigorous, upright grower. Mid-season blooming. Originated by Mr and Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulf Port, Mississippi, USA, from seed of unknown parentage. First flowered 1944. Named for the Gulf Coast home of Jefferson Davis.
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