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Blue Ridge Sunset

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2005

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Blue Ridge Sunset'

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ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2005, p.28 with colour photo p.29, Reg. No. 2660. A chance seedling that first flowered in 1994. Originated by C.M. and Lillian Gordy, Ocala, Fla., USA, and propagated by Erinon Nursery, Plymouth, Fla. The 10 cm diameter, rose form double flower is bright lavender pink with a darker centre. Gold anthers and creamy filaments. Layers of petals are raised and separated. American Camellia Yearbook, 2005, p.40 with colour photo p.c3. Plant is upright and dense, with average growth rate. Dark green leaves are 11.5 cm x 4.5 cm.


Flower Size10.1-13 cm

Blooming Season United States