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C. W. Swann

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Id:ICR-24245

CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered2005

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'C. W. Swann'

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C.W. Swann. (C.japonica), New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2005, Issue No.150, vol.XXIV, No.2, p.35, Reg. No.466. Registered by M. & L. Mangos, Tauranga, New Zealand. A 12 year old seedling of Bob Hope, pollen parent unknown, which first flowered in 1997. Flower is semidouble, with 3-4 rows of flat, separated layers of petals. Flower size is 10 cm diameter x 5 cm deep, with 21 petals and gold anthers on pinkish-white filaments. Colour is dark red (RHS.CC.60B) with prominent black-red veining on the outer two-thirds of each petal. Plant is upright, of average density, and of slow growth rate, with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 4 cm wide. Flowers early to late.

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