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Dr. Salk

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dr. Salk'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.300, Reg. No.307: An 8 year old seedling of Mon Louis Pink, originated by E.B. Mann, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA. that first flowered 1953. Plant growth is upright, dense and rapid in rate. The leaves average 9.5 cm long x 6.5 cm wide. The flowers are a deep, clear pink, shading to light lavender on outer margin and range from incomplete double to full peony with 35-55 petals. Flowers average over 12.5 cm across x 6 cm deep. Flowers early to mid-season. Sport: Dr Salk Variegated.