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Campbell Ashley

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1941

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Campbell Ashley'

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Gerbings Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1941-1942: A new camellia from Middleton Gardens (Middleton No.13). A loosely formed peony type flower of the deepest red with petals of crepe-like texture. The petaloids of the 10 cm flower are intermingled with stamens. Growth is tall and the deep green leaves are noticeably long. Late flowering. A chance seedling discovered at Middleton Gardens, South Carolina, USA by Campbell Ashley after whom it was named. Registration No.42 with the ACS. See black and white photo, p.73, Her­trich,1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I. Sport: Campbell Ashley Variegated.