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Mattie O'Reilly Sport

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1955

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mattie O'Reilly Sport'

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Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II, p.235, plate, p.232, description: Flower, mostly semi-double; Neyron rose 623/1, 12 cm across x 5 cm deep with 10 guard petals, undulate, sometimes reverse to rabbit ears 6 cm. long x 5 cm wide, apical notching, conspicuous marginal venation, firm texture. Centre of flower, exceptionally numerous stamens in a sunburst, intermingled with petaloids in fascicles, long, slender, white filaments, small golden anthers. Leaves elliptic to oblong, variable, 10 cm x 5 cm, medium, glossy green, flexible, broad shallow to medium fine serrations, long pointed apices. Habit, densely spreading; mid-season flowering. Extremely variable in form from single to heavily, incomplete double. Originated in USA at the Huntington Gardens, San Marino, California, USA.


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