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Haydon's Compact

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered2005

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia saluenensis 'Haydon's Compact'

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Japanese Name



Saluenensis  Haydon’s Compact. NZCS Bulletin, March 2005. See Haydon’s Compact.


» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2005, Issue No.150, vol.XXIV, No.2, p.36, Reg. No.471. Registered by N. Haydon, Takanini, New Zealand. A form of C.saluenensis collected from a wild population between Kunming and Dali in 1991. It has proved to be a genetic dwarf form, and is imparting that characteristic to most of its hybrid seedlings. Flower is a 6 petalled single, 5.5 cm across x 3 cm deep, with light pink (RHS.CC.56A) petals whitening towards the base and yellow anthers on pale cream filaments. Plant growth is very dense, spreading, vigorous and low-growing, with mid-green leaves 3 cm long x 1.5 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late. See International Camellia Journal, 1998, for further information: colour photo p.63; text p.65.


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Blooming Season New Zealand