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Blanche Truesdale

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Id:ICR-1717

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1959

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Blanche Truesdale'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, p.269, Reg. No.391: A 6 year old seedling of Elizabeth Boardman, originated by Truesdale Nursery, South Carolina, USA, that first flowered 1954. Plant growth is medium, rapid, open and spreading. The dark green leaves are 9.5 cm long by 5 cm wide. The white flowers vary in form from semi-double to peony and are 12.5 cm across by 6.5 cm deep, with 15 petals and 1-10 petaloids. Stamens white. Texture fine, almost like tissue. Blooms mid-season.
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