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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Donglin'
» English Description
Feng, Guomei, July 1989, Chuxiong Camellia Catalogue with colour illustration: Large, 12-14 cm across, deep pink semi-double with 2-3 rows of irregular petals and a central stamen cluster broken by a few petaloids. Leaves mid-green, elliptic, apices blunt acute. Blooms mid-season. Originated in Chuxiong, China.
The cultivar originated in Chuxiong's Zixi Mountains of Yunnan, China. Flowers peach red, rose double form, large, 1o-13 cm across; Petals 14-18 in 3-4 whorls of irregular petals , broad elliptic, slightly incurved; Stamens divided into several fascicles in a few petaloids; Pistils mostly rudimentary, a few developed and fertile. Leaves elliptic, 7-9 cm long, 3.5-5.5 cm wide, apices cuminate, bases cuneate, flat, bright in surface. Plant open, grow strongly, branches flourished. The flowering season is from late December to next early February. The cultivar could be distinguished by smaller and flat leaf, branches flourished with many axillary flower buds.
» Chinese Description
Blooming Season： China