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Dona Domitilia

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Id:ICR-21794

CountryPortugal

Year Published/Registered2017

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dona Domitilia'

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Published in International Camellia Journal 2017, p.123. European Reg. No. 124. Sport of C.japonica ‘Moreira da Silva’. Originated by António Assunção, Guimarães, Portugal. First observed 2005, propagated by cuttings, all of which have bloomed true to the sport. Growth slow, bushy and dense. Flowering late in season, over an average time period. Flowers are formal double, tiered, with fimbriated petals; they are white with pink stains and stripes. They are of medium size, 80-90 cm in diameter, with an average 40-50 petals. The flowers shatter when spent. Flower buds are white, oval. Leaves are light green, curled and serrated; length 95 mm and width 55 mm. Named for Mrs Domitilia Pinto, a skilled Portuguese propagator of camellias.
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