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Cabeza de Vaca

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1946

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cabeza de Vaca'

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McIlhenny Catalogue, 1946-1947, p.14: Variety originated in Jungle Gardens. Medium sized, smooth rose colour, semi-double with large, fluted petals. Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue: A medium sized, pink variegated, semi-double, 10 cm in diameter. The colour is medium pink with occasional white blotches. It has large, fluted petals which tend to bend downwards. Stamens are in a tight, central tube. Filaments cream, anthers light yellow. Leaves, large, glossy apple-green, oval, thick apex, veins recessed, serrations shal­low, medium pitch. Plant growth, medium and spreading. Originated at McIlhenny’s Nursery, Jungle Gardens, Louisiana, USA.