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Bessie Hortman

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Id:ICR-1501

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Bessie Hortman'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.219, Reg. No.559: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1957; originated by Mr Parr, Alabama, USA. Growth habit, upright and medium in rate with mid-green leaves, 9 cm long and 6 cm wide. The semi-double flower, similar to R.L. Wheeler, 15 cm across by 3.7 cm deep, is dark pink with flesh coloured stamens and 11 petals. The stigma branches into four. Late blooming.
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