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Gulfport Purple

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Gulfport Purple'

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» English Description

Clower, 1950, American Camellia Yearbook, p.427. No description. Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue, with colour plate: Large crimson-madder with pur­ple or blue flecks, irregular double, 10-12.5 cm across. The guard petals are 4 cm long and notched at the apex. In inner portion of the flower is a large ball of petals and petaloids. Buds are round with a blunt point, dark green and grey. Leaves dark green, oval, 9.5 cm x 5 cm. Apex cuspidate, thin texture, veins depressed, serrations fade out towards the base. Originated by T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. First flowered 1948. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, Reg. No.53. Sport: Gulfport Purple Variegated.


Flower Size10.2-12.7 cm

Blooming Season10-1 Month United States