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Mary Beth Busbee

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2006

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mary Beth Busbee'

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ACS Registration #3063. This 22-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of ‘Scarlet Glory’ first bloomed in 2006. It was originated by Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida and registered by Mark Crawford of Valdosta, Georgia and propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery of Valdosta, Georgia. Bloom: The large sized 12.06 cm x 5.08 cm (treated 13.97 cm x 6.35 cm) full peony to loose peony form flower is hot pink. It has yellow anthers and white filaments.This profuse bloomer falls in one piece, is long lasting, has heavy petal texture, and consistent form. Plant: The plant habit is spreading and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The light green leaves average (8.89 - 9.52) cm x 5.08 cm with medium serration. Bloom season: Early to midseason.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States