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Lucille Flanagan

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1948

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Lucille Flanagan'

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Japanese Name



Lucille Flannagan  American Camellia Yearbook, 1949 index p.248. Orthographic error for Lucille Flanagan.


» English Description

Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1948-1949, p.30: Red. Very large, semi­double with trumpet form petaloids. Mid-season flowering. Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: A large, dark strawberry red, incomplete double, 11-13 cm across x 3.8 cm deep. The petaloids replacing stamens, form a trumpet, not unlike a daffodil. Filaments pink, anthers brownish yellow, petals stand apart veined dark red. Leaves dark green, lanceolate, 8 cm x 3.2 cm. Tip slim, twists and curls, averages 15 serrations to inch, texture stiff, bends upward from the centre vein. Vigorous and extremely hardy. Originated by Mrs A.J. Tennant, Houston, Texas, USA as a seedling of ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi) For black and white photo see p.210, Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II. Orthographic error: ‘Lucille Flannagan’.


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Blooming Season United States