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Crane's Feather

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1965

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Crane's Feather'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Heyu Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.286, p.73: Chinese synonym for the New Zealand C.japonica Crane’s Feather.


» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.V, No.4, p.37, Reg. No.39: A chance seedling of White Giant raised by Mrs T. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand which first bloomed 1965. Slow but sturdy growth with stiff, olive green foliage, the leaves measuring 12 cm x 8 cm with coarse, sharp serrations. The flower is white, up to 14 cm across, with about 15 petals, some rabbit ears and an anemone centre. The filaments are lemon yellow, giving the flowers a yellow cast. The flowers have the charateristic scent of White Giant.