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Joy Mooney

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered1990

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Joy Mooney'

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» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1990, vol.XVI, No.5, p.42, Reg. No.271: Mrs J.M. Mooney, New Zealand, originated this seedling of 'Sodekakushi' (Gauntlettii) which first bloomed 1979 when 7 years old. It has upright growth of average density and a rapid growth rate. Leaves are 10 cm long x 5 cm wide, dark green. The shell pink bloom of peony form, has gold anthers and white filaments and flowers for 3 months at mid-season. The flower is 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 22 petals and 20-40 petaloids. Flowers last up to 10 days when picked, becoming lighter coloured with age. Colour RHS.CC.55D.


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Blooming Season New Zealand