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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1942

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Conflagration'

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Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943. No description. Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, grey red, semi-double to incomplete double (anemone form), 10 cm across by 5 cm deep. Stamens are central but intermix with and partly enclose petaloids. Petals somewhat irregular and waved, of thin texture, some of the outer ones are 5.5 cm wide. Filaments are whitish pink, anthers yellow. Leaves, medium green, elliptic, 9.5 cm x 4 cm wide with long, narrow apex. Serrations very shallow, edges appear to be scalloped. Veins notable and slightly raised. Vigorous, upright growth. Originated at Magnolia Gardens, Johns Island, South Carolina, USA from seed of unknown parents. See black & white illustra­tion, p.91, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I. Sport: Conflagration Varie­gated.


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