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Frost Prince

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Frost Prince'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.106, Reg. No.1533: A medium deep pink, (RHS.CC.68B) single C.hybrid (C.hiemalis Shishigashira x C.oleifera (PI 162561); early flowering. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Washington, DC., USA. The 9 year old seedling first bloomed 1974. The flower has 6-8 petals, deep yellow anthers, creamy yellow filaments. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 3.2 cm deep. Plants are cold hardy and growth is upright and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 6 cm long x 2.5 cm wide. See colour photo facing p.76, American Camellia Yearbook. 1981.