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Helen van Aken

Last Updated:2023/6/5 11:04:15 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1970

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Helen van Aken'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.164, Reg. No.1104: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1966; originated by J.M. Haynie, Theodore, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading, open and medium in rate with 10 cm x 5 cm, dark green leaves. The open, peony form flower is 12.5 cm across x 8 cm deep with 26 petals and 3 or more petaloids. Colour is light pink enriching to lavender as the blooms ages. Yellow anthers and blush filaments. Blooms mid-season tp late. There is also a variegated form.


Flower Size12.7-13.5 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States