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Josephine Caruso

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2002

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Josephine Caruso'

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» English Description

ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2002, p.20 with colour photo, Reg. No.2581. A sport of Governor Mouton, which first flowered more than 10 years ago. It has oriental red, semi-double flowers moired and heavily variegated with white. Heavy petal texture. Plant is spreading, with average growth. Flowers mid-season to late. Originated by Sylvio Caruso, Clinton, N.C., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2002, p.128, colour photo p.c10. Flowers have 17-19 petals, yellow anthers and light pink filaments, and measure 9.5 cm across x 5 cm deep. The dark green leaves are 8.2 cm long x 5 cm wide.


Flower Size9.5-13 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States