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Dr. W. L. Barton

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1977

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dr. W. L. Barton'

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Dr William Barton Dodd, 1968, Adventure in Camellia Seedlings, p.10, colour photo. This variety was renamed Dr W.L. Barton when registered in 1977.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.210, Reg. No.1439: A large, light pink, semi-double chance seedling of C.japonica Lindsay Neill; originated by R.E. Dodd, Mar­shallville, Georgia, USA. The semi-double, (from loose semi-double with creped petals to com­pact semi-double with incurved petals and stamen centre) type bloom is light pink with yellow anthers and filaments. Average diameter, 11 cm and 6-7 cm deep. Late blooming. Plant growth is upright and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 10cm long x 5 cm wide. Synonym: ‘Dr William Barton’.