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Mary Jo Gheems

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mary Jo Gheems'

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» English Description

Tammia Nurseries, 1966, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.21, No.5, back cover. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.134, Reg. No.984: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1962. Originated by L.B. Wilson Jr., Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. Growth habit is average with light green leaves, 8 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double to peony form flower is 13 cm across x 6 cm deep with 21 petals in two rows of guard petals and 3-5 ruffled petals standing in bright yellow stamens. Colours are white and turn blush pink after being open a few days. Blooms mid-season.


Flower Size14-15 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States