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Henry's Surprise

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1999

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Henry's Surprise'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1999, Issue No.132, vol.XXI, No.1, p.17, Reg. No.413. Registered by H.B. McConnel, Waikanae, New Zealand, grown from seed supplied by J. Hansen Waikanae, first flowering 1994. Seed parent is ‘Chang’s Temple’ (Zhangzia Cha) pollen parent unknown. Plant, leaf and flower form are all reticulata type. Flowers are large and semi-double, 12-13 cm diameter x 4 cm deep, having about 24 waved petals. Colour is a deep cerise (RHS.CC.46A). The plant is upright and open in structure, and rapid in growth, with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 6 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.


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Blooming Season New Zealand