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Dimple Darling

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dimple Darling'

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Gerbing, 1961, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.16, No.2, p.32, (advert). 10-11 cm diameter blush pink. American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.216, Reg. No.619: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1956; originated by John J. Weisner, Fernando Beach, Florida, USA. Growth habit upright, open and rapid in rate with light green leaves, averaging p.5 cm x 4.5 cm. The semi-double. blush pink flowers, similar to ‘Herme’, (Hikaru­genji), average 10.5 cm across and 5 cm deep with 9-15 petals, a varying number of petaloids, white stamens. Mid-season flowering. Sport: Dimple Darling Variegated.