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Louise Maclay Special

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1955

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Louise Maclay Special'

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» English Description

Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II, pp.204, 206: Sport of Grandiflora Rosea (Domoto) as ‘Louise Maclay’. Flower: Incomplete dou­ble, Camellia Rose 622/1, with self coloured veins, 10 cm broad x 5 cm deep; petals 5-6 guard, broad-ovate, 5 cm x 5 cm, inclined to fold under, firm substance. Centre of flower incomplete, folded petals and petaloids, interspersed with long stamens with white filaments and dark, golden anthers. Leaves: Elliptic to broad-lanceolate, 8.5 cm x 4.5 cm, dark, glossy green, medium heavy leathery, serrations broad, coarse; apices long pointed to tapering. Early to mid-season blooming.


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Blooming Season United States