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Gay Buttons

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered2003

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Gay Buttons'

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» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2003, Issue No.144, vol.XXIII, No.2, p.13, Reg. No.445. Registered by Mark Jury, Tikorangi, New Zealand. A cross between C.japonica ‘Tinsie’ (Bokuhan) x C.pitardii var. pitardii that first flowered 1990. Flower is a miniature single, 4 cm diameter x 2 cm deep, with about 6 petals, cerise pink (RHS.CC.67B) in colour. The 80 or so stamens form a wide central mass containing a mixture of stamens and petaloids, which have a small white flap over an apparently normal anther. The flower has a cupped, bright and perky appearance. The plant is upright, open and of medium growth rate, with dark green leaves 4.5 cm long x 3 cm wide. Flowers early to mid-season.


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Blooming Season New Zealand