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Dessa Thompson

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Id:ICR-3851

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1948

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dessa Thompson'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1948, p.168, McCaskill Gardens seedling No.153. A very full, complete double, irregular flower, white with a delicate creamy suffusion, 10 cm across. Flowers early to late. Habit compact and upright with medium green leaves, elliptic, acute and serrate, 10 cm long x 4 cm wide. First bloomed 1943. Parentage unknown. Originated at McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California, USA. Registration No.43 with SCCS. See p.103, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I for black and white photo.
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