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Louisiana Purchase

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Louisiana Purchase'

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Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. A large, magenta-red, incomplete double, 11-12.5 cm across. There are 3 rows of outer petals and 28-32 inner petals which curl upwards. The stamens are in 5 separate groups. Filaments are light yellow, anthers darker yellow. Leaves dark green, broad-ovate, 10.5 cm x 7 cm, indistinctly veined and finely serrate. Growth is compact and rapid. Originated by Mr & Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Missis­sippi, USA from seed of unknown parents. First bloomed 1951. Reg. No.142 with the ACS, 1954. See black and white photo, p.63, SCCS, 1954, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Sport: Louisiana Purchase Variegated.


Flower Size11.4-12.7 cm

Blooming Season12-1 Month United States