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California Snow

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'California Snow'

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Sharp, 1957, Camellias Illustrated, black and white photo, p.38, text, p.142: Chance seedling of the C.hybrid Sylvia May. Small, profuse blooming white. American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, p.269, Reg. No.426: A 5 year old hybrid seedling of C.cuspidata x C.saluenensis Sylvia May and unknown pollen parent; originated by David L. Feathers, Lafayette, California, USA. Plant growth is dense, spreading and rapid with dark green leaves averaging 6 cm in length and 2.5 cm in width. The single, white flowers, 5 cm in diameter and 2 cm deep, have 5 petals and bronze stamens. Flowers mid-season.