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King Cotton

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Id:ICR-9670

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1954

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'King Cotton'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.318, Reg. No.159: A 9 year old seedling of unknown parentage, originated by Hugh Shackelford, Albany, Georgia, USA that flowered for the first time in 1949. Plant growth is average and compact with small to medium size leaves, dark green. Flowers incomplete double with small petaloids, three rows of petals with a powder puff of very compact petaloids; colour, white. Size 11-15 cm across. Number of petals 25. Early flowering.

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Flower Size11.4-15.3 cm

Blooming Season10-1 Month United States

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