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Gulf Breeze

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Id:ICR-6615

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1955

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Gulf Breeze'

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Harris’ Longview Nursery Retail Price List, 1955-1956; American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.300, Reg. No.290: A 10 years old chance seedling, originated by K. Sawada, Mobile, Alabama, USA. First bloomed in 1951. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium in rate with very dark green, thick textured leaves 4 cm x 2.8 cm. The flowers are very large sin­gles, similar to ‘Papaver’, 10-11 cm across x 2.8 cm deep with 7-8 petals. Colour phlox pink to carmine rose. Early flowering.

Flower

Flower Size10.2-11.4 cm

Blooming Season United States

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