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Maria d'Assunção

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Year Published/Registered2017

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Maria d'Assunção'

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Maria d'Assunção (C. sasanqua), European Reg. No. 126, published in International Camellia Journal 2017, p.123.. Seedling from C.sasanqua ‘Barão de Soutelinho’. pollen parent unknown; originated by Antonie Assunção, Guimarães, Portugal. First bloomed 2009. Growth is slow, spreading and open. Blooming is very early in the season (autumn) and brief. Flowers are small (45 mm) singles with five petals; cup-shaped; pink blotched white. Stamens are sprayed, with yellow anthers and white filaments Flower buds are oval, pink. Blooms shatter when spent. Leaves are dark green, keeled, curled and serrated; and of small size, 45 mm in length and 20 mm wide. Fruits are round, 20-25 mm in diameter, and reddish brown. Named for the mother of Antonie Assunção.


Flower Size4-5 cm

Blooming Season10-12 Month Portugal