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Charles Zerkowsky

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1983

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Charles Zerkowsky'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1983, p.156, Reg. No.1919: A very large, soft, medium pink, with white flecks, peony to rose form double, C.japonica chance seedling, originated by Ferol and Sam Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. The 7 year old seedling first bloomed 1982. Average flower size, 15.5 cm across by 12.5 cm deep chemically treated. It has 32 petals, yellow anthers and white filaments. Flowers early to mid-season. Plant growth, upright, open and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 9 cm x 4 cm. See colour photo on front cover, ACS, Aug.1983, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.38, No.3.


Flower Size16.5-17 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States