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Catherine McCown

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Id:ICR-2420

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Catherine McCown'

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SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature; Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1950, p.4: A light pink sport of Eleanor McCown. Originated by Paul Shepp, California, USA. For another form of this cultivar see Margaret McCown. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.305, Reg. No.73. The sport appeared in 1945. Growth is compact, rapid in rate, but pendulous. The 11-13 cm flowers vary from semi-double to incomplete dou­ble with small petaloids. They are light pink and bloom early.
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