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Ma Belle

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1987

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ma Belle'

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» English Description

Fairlight Camellia Nursery Catalogue, 1987: Pink. Mid-season. Bears masses of pink flowers, Originated in England. ICS Journal, 2002, p.86, Reg. No.33: A seedling of C.x williamsii  Bow Bells x C. japonica Dainty Maiden, originated in UK by Dr J.A.Smart, Marwood Hill, Devon. First flowered 1980 at circa 3 years. A bushy shrub of slow growth rate, with twisting foliage 6 cm long x 5 cm wide. Blooms very floriferously mid-season. Flower buds deep pink. Colour is deep pink, fading with age (RHS.CC.57A fades to 62A). Anemone form with few visible stamens, 5 cm across x 5 cm deep.


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Blooming Season United Kingdom