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Dr. Lilyan Hanchey

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1976

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dr. Lilyan Hanchey'

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Japanese Name



Hanzhi Boshi Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.320, p.76: Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Dr Lilyan Hanchey.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1976, p.160, Reg. No.1399: A chance C.japonica seedling that first bloomed 1972; originated by Vi Stone, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth, upright, open and medium in rate with light to medium green leaves.10.5 cm x 3.5 cm. The formal double, Alba Plena type, bloom is very pale pink with 40 petals. Aver­age size, 8 cm across x 2.5 cm deep. Outer 2-3 rows, flat, outspread petals; all others imbricated. Blooms mid-season. See colour photo front cover, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1987, vol.XV, No.3.