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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Matterhorn'
Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.470, p.64. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Matterhorn.
» English Description
Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.104, colour photo: A medium sized, formal double, a white seedling from ‘Kingyo-tsubaki’ (probably Mermaid) raised in USA by David Feathers, Lafayette, California. Mid-season flowering on a bushy, compact plant. ACS, The Camellia Journal, May 1997, p.21, Reg. No.2400. Flowers mid-season. American Camellia Yearbook, 1997, p.5, colour photo before p.10. The seedling is now over 15 years old. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 7.5 cm deep, with 30+ petals. Plant growth is upright and average with light green leaves.