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Irene Rester

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Irene Rester'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.301, Reg. No.287: A 9 year old seedling of Lindsay Neill, originated by A. Rester, Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA. First bloomed 1953. Plant growth upright, of average density and rapid in rate. Leaves average 10 cm long x 6 cm wide. The currant red (RHS.CC) flowers are very heavy, variable in form, resembling all the forms of Mattie O'Reilly and average 12 cm across x 7 cm deep with 10 outer guard petals and 175 petaloids. Blooms early. For black and white photo see p.43, Sharp, 1957, Camellias Illustrated. Sport: Irene Rester Variegated.


Flower Size11.4-12.7 cm

Blooming Season10-1 Month United States