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Celeste M. Richard

Last Updated:2023/5/23 9:12:18 By:wangzhonglang

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2020

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Celeste M. Richard'

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Celeste M. Richard      (C. japonica)   Registered in 2020. ACS Registration #3214. This 25 year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 1997. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia, USA. Bloom The large sized 10.8cm x 5.1cm semidouble to loose peony form flower is wide pink and white blending stripes with yellow anthers and white filaments. This cultivar is a profuse bloomer, falls in one piece, is long lasting, has heavy petal texture and has consistent form. Plant The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition. Leaf The dark green leaves average 6.4cm x 3.2cm with medium serration. Bloom season Early to midseason.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States