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Bill LaRose

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Bill LaRose'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.94, Reg. No.1764: A very large, burgundy red, semi-double C.reticulata hybrid (C.reticulata, ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) x [(C.reticulata ‘Cornelian’ (Damanao) x C.japonica Mrs D.W. Davis) x C.reticulata ‘Cornelian’], mid-season to late flowering; originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 8 year old seedling first bloomed 1979. Average flower size 12 cm across by 7.5 cm deep with numer­ous petals and yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate with heav­ily serrated, dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long by 7.5 cm wide.