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Claire Louise

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered2006

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Claire Louise'

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Claire Louise. (C.japonica), New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, July 2006, No.154, p.14, Reg. No. 474. Originated by Peter Matthews, Titirangi, New Zealand. A chance seedling that first flowered in 1981. Plant is upright, open in structure and of medium growth rate. Mid-green leaves are 9 cm long x 4.5 cm across. Flower is of anemone form, 9 cm wide x 4 cm deep, with about 16 petals and an inner mass of petaloids and anthers ( almost orange stamens and cream filaments). Young flower has creamy centre petals (RHS.CC. 158C) with touches of pink, while the outer petals are pink (RHS.CC. 55B). Older flowers have a much bigger area of a deeper pink on the petals (RHS.CC. 55D), and the colour darkens in full sunlight. Flowers early to late. Flowers keep well.


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Blooming Season New Zealand