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Esme Spence

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Id:ICR-4965

CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1977

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia 'Esme Spence'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1977, vol.X, No.3, p.15, Reg. No.129. A puta­tive hybrid between C.fraterna and C.japonica. Originated by Mrs E.G. Spence, Tirau, New Zealand from seed grown by Mrs Bettie Durrant. The flowers are anemone form with 12 fluted guard petals and a close anemone centre of petaloids, which shade from the base colour to almost white. Flower size 8-9 cm across x 4-5 cm deep with soft pink colour (RHS.CC. Red Group 55C) and blooms have a perfume. Flowers early to mid-season.

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