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Chief Arnold

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2009

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chief Arnold'

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» English Description

ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2009, p.29, Regn No. 2776; Originated by E. Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, Ga., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2009, p.109 with colour photo; A seedling of Edna Campbell, pollen parent unknown, first flowered in 1998. Propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery and Erinon Nursery. Large semi-double flower is 12.7 cm diameter x 3.8 cm deep, and colour deep red. Yellow anthers and yellow-red filaments. Heavy petal texture with a waxy sheen. Vigorous, upright growth. Dark green leaves average 7.5 cm x 3.8 cm. Flowers mid-season.


Flower Size12.7-15 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States