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Dream Spinner

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Dream Spinner'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Mengshanü  Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.10. Chinese synonym for the New Zealand C.japonica Dream Spinner.


» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1989, vol.XVI, No.1, p.26, Reg. No.261: Originated by Mrs K.M. Campbell, Wanganui, NZ. The seedling is 12 years old and first flow­ered in 1980. The plant is slow growing with a dense, upright habit. The leaves are dark green, 8.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The sweet pea coloured flowers are single with 7 petals and some sta­mens with white filaments and yellow anthers. The petal edges have fine fimbriation and the colour shades from pale pink centre to deep pink outer edge. Blooms mid-season to late. Flow­ers measure 9.5-10 cm acros x 4.5 cm deep Colour is from RHS.CC.62D- 62A.


Flower Size

Blooming Season New Zealand