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Georgia Sunset

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Georgia Sunset'

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» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.130, Reg. No. 967: 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959; originated by Mrs James Luker, Savannah, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is dense, upright and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 10.5 cm x 5.3 cm. The anemone form flower is 13 cm across x 7 cm deep with 11 outer petals and 34 petaloids. The flower has tufts of 15 petals interspersed with 7 petaloids and 7 rabbit ears. The petals are small and the anthers yellow and filaments white. Colour is deep rose. Blooms mid-season. For another form see Georgia Sunset Variegated.


Flower Size14-15 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States