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Governor Earl Warren

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1949

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Governor Earl Warren'

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Edward's Number 102  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue.Synonym for Governor Earl Warren.

Gov. Earl Warren  SCCS Bulletin, vol.11, No.5, p.8, Dec.1950. Coolridge Gardens Nursery Catalogue, 1952. Abbreviation for Governor Earl Warren.

Gov. Earn Warren  SCCS Bulletin, vol.11, No.2, p.17, Dec. 1949. Orthographic error for Governor Earl Warren.


» English Description

Oregon Camellia Society, 1949, Camellias as a Hobby, p.42; Magno­lia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1949-1950, p.7 as ‘Gov. Earl Warren’: Discovered by John Edwards of Edwards Nursery, Palo Alto, California, USA growing in a private home as a seedling. First identified as ‘Edwards No.102’, it was named in honor of the Governor of Cali­fomia. Large, bright, rose-pink, incomplete double, 10 cm across, with occasional white varie­gation. Outer petals rounded and widely spaced, those central, semi-erect, and twist and curl with occasional stamens interspersed. Leaves, dark, glossy green, broadly-ovate, 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm, with a short, sharp apex. Medium serrations. Plant is vigorous, open, upright and profuse bloomer. Flowers mid-season. See colour photo, p.90, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias and pl.71, p.43, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978. Orthographic error: ‘Gov. Earn Warren’. For another form see Governor Earl Warren Variegated.


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Blooming Season United States