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Howard Caple

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Howard Caple'

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New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1972, vol.VII, No.6, p.33, Reg. No.63: A seedling of C.reticulata ‘Wild Form’, the pollen parent, C.reticulata ‘Shot Silk’, (Liuye Yin­hong), originated by Dr Jane Crisp, Tirau, New Zealand. It first flowered 1967 and plants have tall, pyramidal habit and flower freely over a long period. The bloom is semi-double with 15­-16 fluted petals, showing stamens in the centre and measure 14 cm across x 6 cm deep on the average. Colour is RHS Red Group, 52A-B. The foliage is mid-green, reticulate, keeled with fine serrations. Leaves 8-10 cm long x 3-4 cm wide. See colour photo, front cover, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1974, vol.VIII, No.5.


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Blooming Season New Zealand