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Melanie's Favorite

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2007

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Melanie's Favorite'

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ACS Registration #3076. This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2007. It was originated, registered, and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia. Bloom: The large sized 10.16cm x 5.08cm semi-double to loose peony form flower is white in the center shading to pale pink with deeper pink stripes. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. The blooms have consistent form, are long lasting, and fall in one piece. Plant: The plant habit is upright and open.  The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.  Leaf: The medium green leaves average 9.525cm x 4.445cm with low serration.  Bloom season:Midseason to late.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States