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Hearn's Dawn

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1943

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hearn's Dawn'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Dawn  SCCS, 1942, Classification of Camellias, p.6. Renamed Hearn’s Dawn due to confusion with existing cultivars.

Dawn (Hearn)  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic variant for Hearn’s Dawn.


» English Description

Camellia Digest, 1(3),1943. No descripion. Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue: A medium sized, pink, complete double, 8 cm across. The colour is clear, medium pink. The bloom is imbricated to its rose-bud centre from which recurved petals unfold. No sta­mens are shown. Leaves medium to dark green. 8 cm x 4 cm. Recurves to a short tip, with a tapered base. Venation depressed, serrations fine. Originated by Clarence S. Hearn, Arcadia, California, USA from seed of Cheerful x Daikagura planted 1927. First flowered 1934. Syn­onym: ‘Dawn’(Hearn), but not related to Hearn’s Pink Dawn.


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Blooming Season United States