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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Citation'
Delia Williams RHS, 1965, The Rhododendron and Camellia Yearbook, No.19, p.165 and pl.3: RHS., “Award of Merit”, April, 21, 1964. Typical of the grex as a whole, this cultivar has narrow leaves attenuated at the tip and some 10 cm long and 3.8 cm wide. The flowers are 10 cm across, contain 8-10 petals and are coloured rose-pink (HCC.427/2) with some darker staining on the outer petals. In the centre is a cluster of stamens, a few of which are petaloid. See coloured illustration pl.3 facing p.56. Exhibited by Mrs Alison Johnstone, Trewithen. Cornwall, England. The priority name for this cultivar is Citation.
Jiajiang Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification....Outstanding Camellias, p.429. Chinese synonym for the England C.x williamsii Citation.
Williamsii Semi-double Ingwersen Nursery Catalogue, 1957-1958. Synonym for Citation.
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