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Candy Floss

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1982

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Candy Floss'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.XII, No.5, 1982, p.7, Reg. No.176: A chance seedling of Aspasia Macarthur, raised by B.R. & T.G. Healy, Wanganui, New Zealand, it first flowered 1969. The plant is of upright, open growth habit with medium growth rate. The dark green leaves average 7.5 cm x 6 cm. The white, striped pink flowers with their prominent stamens and petaloids are semi-double. They measure 12.5 cm across by 5 cm deep and have 20 petals and 7 petaloids. Anthers are white with cream filaments. Flowers early to late.