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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Colin J. Garrett'
» English Description
Colin J. Garrett. (C.reticulata hybrid). ACRS, Camellia News, Autumn 2005, No.167, p.17, colour photo p.19, Reg. No.557. Originated by John Butler, Cabarlah, Qld, Australia. Seed parent C.reticulata hybrid Lasca Beauty, pollen parent unknown. First flowered in 2001. The semidouble, hose-in-hose flower of 21 petals and 3 petaloids is soft pink, fading to very pale pink at the centre of the flower, and is 11.5 cm across x 8 cm deep. Flowers mid-season to late on an open, spreading, upright plant. Leaves dark green, dull matt finish, rounded at base, serrate, apiculate apex, 10 cm long x 5.5 cm wide. Stamens arranged in a column. The hosein-hose form is unusual, and the flower has outstanding lasting qualities. Chinese synonym ‘Fenkaolin’.