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Clower Red

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Clower Red'

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Japanese Name



Clower's Red Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1958. Orthographic error for Clower Red.


» English Description

Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, rose-red with orange tinge, flat, irregular double, 11 cm across. The 2 or 3 rows of guard petals are practically obscured by the central mass of petaloids. A few stamens are intermixed in the centre. Leaves, dark green, 8.5 cm long by 5 cm wide, texture thin, tip blunt, veins numerous and raised, Serra­tions shallow and fine. Originated by T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA from seed of Jarvis Red x Reverend John Bennett. Orthographic error: ‘Clower’s Red’. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.305, Reg. No.133. Sport: Clower’s Red Variegated.