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Dark Secret

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Id:ICR-3664

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dark Secret'

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Heijimi Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.10. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Dark Secret.

Description

» English Description

Thompson, 1953, American Camellia Yearbook, p.79: (Seedling of Rainy Sun) The male parent is probably Kuro-tsubaki as its foliage is similar and new leaves are a mahogany colour. The flower is a 10 cm semi-double of dark red, almost maroon. The petals are fringed and the stamens golden. Vigorous, compact growth. Originated by Harvey Short, Ramona, California, USA.
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