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Eleanor Grant

Last Updated:2023/6/14 8:38:51 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1958

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Eleanor Grant'

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» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1958, p.286, Reg. No.317: A 5 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1957; originated by Mrs Adam Grant, Dotham, Alabama, USA. Leaves serrate, average 6 cm x 3.2 cm. The delicate, rose coloured flowers have 10 very large petals, waved and ruffled at the edges with some petaloids mixed with stamens in the centre. Flower size 15 cm across x 7.5 cm deep. Flowers early to mid-season.  The originator states that this plant bears two distinct fonus of blooms: (1) the delicate rose colored Rowers have 10 very large petals, slightly waved and milled on the edges, with 2 to 3 small petaloids; (2) this Hower has 5 or 6 loose petaloids intermixed with the stamens. See colour photo, front cover, ACS., 1960, The Camellia Journal, vol.15, No.4. There is also a variegated form.


Flower Size15-16 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States