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Lady Bird

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lady Bird'

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SCCS Bulletin, vol.11, No.6, p.5, June 1950. Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue, with colour pl.: Medium, white splashed and streaked bright rose-red, irregular double (peony form) 8-10 cm across x 6 cm deep with 17 outer petals and 87 petaloids. Buds are large, round and light green. Leaves light green, broadly oval to elliptic, 12.5 cm x 5.5-6.0 cm. Texture similar to Debutante. Tips promi­nent, veins notable and ridged underneath. Serrations coarse and shallow. Plant is bushy, com­pact and average. Originated by Homer and Birdie Wilson, Fresno, California, USA from seed of unknown parent in 1945. First flowered 1949. Registered with the ACS. as No.63.


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Blooming Season United States