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Cherie Shirah

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Id:ICR-24073

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2005

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cherie Shirah'

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Cherie Shirah. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, June 2005, p.8, colour photo p.9, Reg. No.2636. A chance seedling that first flowered 1991. Originated by John W. Shirah, Lakeland, Fla, USA, and propagated by Shirah's Camellia Nursery. The 10 cm diameter, formal double flower is pink, and the photo shows attractively incurved petals. Flowers mid- season. American Camellia Yearbook, 2005, p.41, colour photo p.C4. Plant is spreading with average growth rate. Dark green leaves are 8.2 cm x 3.2 cm.
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