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Cornish Spring

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1973

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental


Scientific Name:Camellia 'Cornish Spring'

Chinese Name:康沃尔春天

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Tregrehan Camellia Nursery, 1973: Small size, single, pink; floriferous. Vigorous, upright growth. (‘Rosa Simplex’ x C.cuspidata) Gallagher, 1976, American Camellia Yearbook, p.121: “Two seeds from Miss Carlyon’s first series of crosses are interesting. The first was C.japonica ‘Rosa Simplex’ x C.cuspidata. One has been named Cornish Spring. The flowers favour C.cuspidata being small singles, but they are bright pink in colour. Covered head to foot in their pink blossoms, they make a wonderful addition to the garden. The flowers are followed by the very bronze foliage typical of C.cuspidata. Originated by Miss Gillian Carlyon, Tregrehan, Par, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Received a RHS, “Award of Merit” in 1986. Flowers up to 4 cm in diameter, clear, soft pink veined slightly deeper. Anthers brownish, golden yellow.” See colour pl. p.66, Fischer, 1986, Kamellien. This cultivar was awarded as an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) plant by the Royal Horticultural Society  in 1993 at H4 rate (hardy: average winter; -10°C to -5°C).


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Blooming Season United States