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Dolores Hope

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Dolores Hope'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.129, Reg. No.1204: A 7 years old hybrid seedling(C.reticulata x C.japonica) that first bloomed 1968. Originated by Monique J. Peer, Los Angeles, California, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with light green leaves, 10 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double, light rose-pink bloom has irregular petals, is 13.5 cm in diameter and blooms mid-season. It is veined with orchid pink and some centre petals are shaded white. See colour photo, front cover, SCCS., 1974, The Camellia Review, vol.35, No.5.