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Lellah Callison

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1964

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lellah Callison'

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» English Description

Belle Fontaine Nursery, 1964, ACS, The Camellia Journal, vol.19, No.3, rear page. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.239, Reg. No.685: A 15 year old seedling of Finlandia Variegated x ‘Lotus’ (Gauntlettii) that first bloomed 1961. Originated by Joel J. Callison, Portland, Oregon. USA. Plant growth is spreading, open and rapid with light green leaves averaging 10 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flower, similar to Frizzle White, is white with yellow stamens, measures 15-17 cm across x 6.0-7.5 cm deep with 20-30 petals and 20-30 petaloids. This variety is variable and produced 5% single blooms and 5% full peony forms. All petals are wavy, stiff and with a grained appearance. Blooms mid-season to late.


Flower Size15.3-17.2 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States