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Cleo Atkins

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Cleo Atkins'

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ACS., Feb. 1989, The Camellia Journal, vol.44, No.1 , p.12, Reg. No.2103: Dark red semi-double, C.japonica chance seedling. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Johnny Aldrich, Brooklet, Georgia, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1989, p.119: The 15 year old seedling first bloomed in 1978. Average size bloom 11 cm across x 5 cm deep with 18 petals, 3 petaloids, yellow anthers and light pink filaments. Blooms have 5 separate sections of stamens. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 9.5 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. Colour photo [p.131].