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Max Goodley

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Max Goodley'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1950, p.328: Award of Merit as a seedling, originated by J.P. Illges, Columbus, Georgia, USA from seed of Enrico Bettoni (US). First flowered 1949. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.324, Reg. No.74: Large pink, incomplete double, anemone form to irregular peony form, 11-12.5 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 10-12 petals and large petaloids. Leaves dark green, broad-oval, 10 cm x 6 cm, heavily textured, apex blunt acute, base tapered, raised venation, wide, shallow serrations. Rapid. open, bushy, upright growth. See black and white photo: p.151, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III. Sport: Max Goodley Variegated.


Flower Size10.2-12.7 cm

Blooming Season2-3 Month United States