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Dorothy Hooper

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1985

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dorothy Hooper'

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ACS., 1985, The Camellia Journal, vol.40, No.2, p.31, Reg. No.1973: Medium red, anemone form. C.japonica chance seedling that flowers early to mid-season; orig­inated by Gordon B. Hooper, Modesto, California, USA. The 12 year old seedling first flowered 1971. Average flower size, 8 cm wide x 4.5 cm deep with 8 guard petals and 40 petaloids, yellow anthers and white filaments; cluster of petaloids mingled with golden stamens. Flower has some fragrance. Plant growth is upright, spreading and open with dark green leaves, mildly serrate, 12 cm long by 5.5 cm wide.