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Katherine Allan

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Katherine Allan'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Katherine Allen  Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1960, p.5. Orthographic error for Katherine Allan.


» English Description

Fendig, 1950, American Camellia Catalogue, with illustration: Large, light pink with light lavender undercast, incomplete double, 11-13 cm across x 3.8 cm deep with 15 or more outer petals, about 5 cm x 4 cm. Buds fat, long and pointed. The flower opens flat and shows a mass of petaloids in groups of 2 to 6 connected to a single filament, giving the flower a loose, wavy effect. Stamens concealed. Leaves medium green, glossy, slightly twisted, narrow, 8-12 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. Apex acute, margins shallowly serrate. Plant habit is bushy, spreading and fast in rate. Orthographic error: ‘Katherine Allen’. Originated by Walter Allan, Summerville, South Carolina, USA from seed of Elegans. First bloomed 1948. See American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.318, Reg. No.102.


Flower Size

Blooming Season United States