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Lady Mary Cromartie

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1941

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lady Mary Cromartie'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



L.M. Cromartie  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Abbreviation for Lady Mary Cromartie.

La Reine I  SCCS, 1954, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Pseudonym for Lady Mary Cromartie.

La Reine(1)  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Pseudonym for Lady Mary Cromartie.

Lady Cromartie  Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.6. Abbreviation of Lady Mary Cromartie.

Lady Cromarty  Haskin’s Nursery Catalogue, 1966, p.3. Orthographic error for Lady Mary Cromartie.

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» English Description

Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1941-1942, p.28: A large size, deep rose-pink, incomplete double, 10-11 cm across, 8-10 large, outer petals, broad-ovate, recurved, deeply notched; centre of flower, wide spreading, stamen cluster, surrounded by small, semi-­erect inner petals. Filaments light yellow, anthers golden. Leaves elliptic, dull, dark green, thin, flexible, 8.5 cm x 4.5 cm, acuminate apex, serrations broad and shallow. Originated at Magnolia Gardens, John’s Island, South Carolina, USA. Orthographic errors: ‘Lady Mary Cromarte’, ‘Lady Mary Cromarty’, ‘Lady Marion Cromartie’. Abbreviation: ‘Mary Cromartie’. Sport: Lady Mary Cromartie Variegated. Pseudonym: ‘La Reine’. Synonym: ‘Lady Mary Cromartie Pink’. See black & white photo, p.201, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I.


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Blooming Season United States