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Kuro Delight

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1999

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kuro Delight'

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ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 1999, p.19, Reg. No.2506. Semi-double, maroon, with yellow anthers and white filaments. Long blooming season, cold hardy to -15° F. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1999, p.4, colour photo before p.1. A seedling of Kuro-tsubaki x ‘Variety Z’ (Z). The 17 year old seedling first flowered in 1987. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 5 cm deep, with 20 petals. Plant growth is slow and spreading. The dark green leaves are 12.7 cm long x 4.2 cm wide.


Flower Size10.2-11 cm

Blooming Season2-4 Month United States