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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Jim McCormack'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Mar. 2009, p.29, Regn No. 2759.. American Camellia Yearbook, 2008, p.114 with colour photo; A 30 year old seedling, first bloomed 1986. Originated by Mrs James E. McCormack, Alexandria, Va, USA, and propagated by Dr William Ackerman, Ashton, Md. The 9.2 cm x 3.8 cm semi-double blooms are pink (RHS.CC. 62A) at the margins, fading to pale pink (RHS.CC. 62D) in the centre, with 14 petals and no petaloids. Anthers are yellow and filaments creamy-white. Flowers early to mid-season. Proved to be very cold hardy, growing without protection. Plant growth is upright and vigorous. Dark green leaves are 9.8 cm x 5 cm.