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Candy Reiter

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1947

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Candy Reiter'

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SCCS, 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature as “Shell pink. Sin­gle sasanqua”. Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.282, black and white photo, p.283: Flower single, margins rose pink, 427, fading through 427/1, 427/2 and 427/3 at centre and base; 10 cm across. Buds; elliptic; petals, 5-7, variable in shape, lax, 4 cm long x 2.5 cm wide, tapering to haft, margins notched. Stamens; spreading, incurved, light green filaments, 2 cm long; small, light brown anthers. Leaves; lanceolate, channelled, medium, glossy green, 4.5 cm x 1.7 cm; serrations fine; apices tapering; petioles stout; venation obscure. Plant habit, dense, upright, medium rate growing. Early blooming. Originated by McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California, USA.


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Blooming Season United States