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Kiki do Casal

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Year Published/Registered2003

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kiki do Casal'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name

Meaning:Named for the grandaughter of the originator


» English Description

ICS Journal, 2003, p.100 with colour photo, Reg. No.41: An open pollinated seedling of Bokuhan, originated by Eng. José Gil, of Casa do Casal, Santo Tirso, Portugal. First flowered in 1997 at circa 8 years. The plant forms an open, upright shrub of medium growth rate. Flowers over a long period, mid-season to late. Light red (RHS.CC.51A), anemone form with mixed red and white petaloids, 7 cm across x 5 cm deep. Leaves light green, elliptic, 7 cm x 2-3 cm, apex acuminate, margins slightly serrate and slightly reflexed.


Flower Size

Blooming Season Portugal