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George Shepherd

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-6072

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'George Shepherd'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.223, Reg. No.551: A 4 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1961; originated by George W. Shepherd, Orlando, Florida, USA. Plant growth is slow, upright and open with dark green leaves, 7.5 cm x 4 cm. The semi­double flowers, 10.5 cm across x 6 cm deep, are satiny rose with golden stamens and have 30 petals and 5 petaloids. The petals have a ruffled edge, and the very edge is a dark rose colour. Blooms mid-season. For another form see George Shepherd Variegated.

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