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Country Doctor

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Country Doctor'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.299, Reg. No.296: A 10 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1954; originated by F. Hamiter, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth upright, of average density and rapid. The medium green leaves are abrupt­acuminate, serrate and average 7.5 cm x 5 cm. The flower is a deep, metallic pink with deeper pink veining and yellow stamens. There are 16 petals and 7 petaloids, large and small in varying degrees. Petal substance of crepe paper texture. Early to mid-season flowering. Sport: Country Doctor Variegated.