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Class of 1958

Last Updated:2019/11/9 9:59:56 By:Don Bergamini

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1958

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Class of 1958'

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Class of 1958. (C. japonica). Registered in 2019. ACS Registration Number    3161. This 15-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'Tar Baby' first bloomed in 2015. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia. Bloom: The large sized 12.1 cm x 7.6 cm anemone form flower is ruby red. It has gold anthers and light pink filaments. This profuse bloomer is long lasting, has heavy petal texture, a consistent form and falls in one piece. Plant: The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is slow. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves have low serration and average 10.2 cm x 4.4 cm. Bloom season: Early to midseason.


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