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Belle of Orange

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1959

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Belle of Orange'

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» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, p.268, Reg. No.357: A 5 year old chance seedling of ‘Gigantea Alba’; originated by R.W. Ragland, California, USA, that first flowered 1956. Plant growth, upright, average density and rapid with mid-green leaves, 7.5-8 cm x 5-5.5 cm. The high built, peony form, white flowers are 10 cm across x 6 cm deep with 40 petals and 120 petaloids. There are 30 outer petals, 5 cm x 4 cm and 10 middle petals, folded and surround­ing the petaloids, amongst which there are 10 small, fluted petals extending above the petaloids. A few white stamens with golden anthers, Flowers mid-season.


Flower Size10.2-11.5 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States