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Gem-C

Last Updated:2023/6/19 8:59:03 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-5943

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Gem-C'

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SCCS., 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Dark rose-pink shading to purple. Large peony form. Medium, compact growth. Early flowering. Originated in USA by H.G. Whigham, Spring Hill, Alabama, USA. Reg. No.47, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p313: Date of application-December 9, 1949. A lQ-year-old seedling of unknown parentage that first flowered in 1948; grown by H. G. Whigham, Spring Hill, Alabama. The plant is of average compact growth. The buds are large and spherical in shape. The flowers are incomplete double with mixed petaloids, dark rose pink (3-J-4 M&P) shading to purple, 4 to 5 inches in diameter with 20 or more petals. It blooms from the last of September through December.

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Flower Size10.2-12.7 cm

Blooming Season9-12 Month United States

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