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Harry Bettes

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1977

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Harry Bettes'

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» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.212, Reg. No.1457: A large, pure white semi-double to anemone form to rose form double, to formal double, to peony form C.japonica that flowers mid-season. This 12 years old chance seedling first bloomed 1970. Originated by Ferol Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. It has 50 petals, 100 petaloids, yellow anthers and white filaments. Average size 12 cm across x 6 cm deep. Mid-season blooming. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. See colour photo, inside back cover, ACS., 1977, The Camellia Journal, vol.32, No.1 and pl.78, p.46, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States