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Cândido Cruz

Last Updated:2022/12/3 23:42:02 By:Yves CHAPEL

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Year Published/Registered2022

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia ‘Cândido Cruz’

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Meaning:Personal name


» English Description

Cândido Cruz (C. x reticulata), European Reg. No 185. Originated by António Assunção, Guimarães, Portugal. Seedling of unknown parentage in 2001, first flowering in 2012. Plant: growth habit bushy and dense, growth rate fast; blooming from January to March in Portugal. Flower: large 15 x 12 cm, pink semi-double form, wavy petals occasionally notched, inner petals obovate to elliptic, veined darker; yellow-gold tea whisk stamens with light yellow filaments. Spent flowers falling whole. Leaf: large 15 x 7 cm, flat, elliptic, slightly acuminated apex, serrate margin, dark green. Other data: named after A. Assunção´s dear friend and camellia lover.


Flower Size12-15 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month Portugal