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Daisy Eagleson

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Daisy Eagleson'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.220, Reg. No.546: Camellia japonica + Camellia sasanqua 'Daisy Eagleson', a graft chimera sport originated by Tom Eagleson, Port Arthur, Texas, USA. A japonica seedling scion grafted onto a Maiden’s Blush, sasanqua understock. Plant growth is rapid, upright and dense with dark green leaves, 7.5 cm long by 6 cm wide. The rose form double flowers. 6 cm across, are light pink and white and have 50 petals. Blooms early to mid-season. See Stewart et al., 1972, ‘Camellia ‘Daisy Eagleson’, a graft chimera’, American Journal of Botany, vol.59, No.5, pp.515-524.