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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Great Day'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.131, Reg. No.993: A 12 years old seedling of Governor Earl Warren, that first bloomed 1962, originated by James R. Moore, Hampton, Virginia, USA. Plant growth is upright, dense and rapid in rate with dark green leaves averaging 11 cm x 5.5 cm. The semi-double flower, similar to Silver Ruffles, is 10-13 cm across x 7.5 cm deep and has 17-25 petals. Rose-red with white stamens. Long lasting, folded and twisted petals, stamens interspersed. Blooms mid-season.