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Coach Tom Osborne

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1997

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Coach Tom Osborne'

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» English Description

Coach Tom Osborne. (C.reticulata hybrid). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Aug. 1997, p.16, Reg. No.2428. A very large, red, semidouble hybrid (C.reticulata seedling x unknown C.japonica seedling), which flowers early to midseason. Originated by Albert E. Buchholz, Cupertino, Calif., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1997, p.1, colour photo before p.1. The 15 year old seedling first flowered in 1990. Average flower size is 14.5-15 cm across x 7 cm deep with 14 petals, 198 petaloids, yellow anthers and yellow filaments. This is a good seed setter. Plant growth is upright, open and average with dark green serrated leaves 12-12.7 cm long x 7-7.5 cm wide.


Flower Size14.6-15.3 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States