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Lee Wells

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lee Wells'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.220, Reg. No.599: A 10 year old chance seedling of Lindsay Neill that first bloomed 1956. Originated by Dr R.F. Wells, Panama City, Florida, USA. Plant is spreading and medium with dark green leaves averaging 11 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flower, similar to Finlandia, is 11-12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep and rose red with golden stamens and 14-16 petals and rare petaloids. Flower buds are oval, showing colour easily, slow opening. Two or more rows of petals, inner petals curled and twisted with a mass of golden stamens.


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Blooming Season United States