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Indian Summer

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1955

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Indian Summer'

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» English Description

Tourje, 1955, American Camellia Yearbook, p.33: Originated by McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California, USA. It is a large, full, peony form. The colours range from bright carmine rose splashed on pure white to white splashed on carmine rose. The numerous, high, wavy petals are deeply notched and ruffled. The centre is a compact cluster of petals and petaloids. A seedling of Daikagura with similar appearance and habits, except that Indian Summer is more vigorous and substantial. For black and white photo see p.105, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III. Sport: Indian Summer Variegated. Chinese synonym ‘Yindu Zhi Xia’.


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Blooming Season United States