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Garnet Gleam

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Garnet Gleam'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1979, vol.XI, No.3, p.20, Reg. No.144: A hybrid seedling originated by Mrs A.B. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand from C.pitardii var. pitardii x C.japonica ‘Fuyajō’, which first flowered 1972. The plant is very slow growing with a spreading habit, foliage mid-green, 5 cm x 3 cm, apex recurved and twisted. Flower is a single, trumpet shaped, 8 cm x 5 cm, with pink filaments, golden anthers, 6 petals fused to anthers at base. Colour is a vivid, garnet red (RHS.CC.Red Group, 45A-B). Flowering is extremely prolific and season extends from early to late. Some plants distributed under code No. M.P.H.72/8. See colour photo New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1982, vol.XII, No.7, p.24.


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