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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Melissa Anne'
» English Description
SCCS 1996, Camellia Nomenclature, p.80: White, large to very large, loose to full peony form with clusters of interspersed, light yellow stamens. Average, upright growth. Blooms early to late season. Originated by Dr L. Audioun, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA. ACS, May. 1996, The Camellia Journal, vol.51, No.2, p.9, Reg. No.2366. American Camellia Yearbook, 1996, p.4. The 7 year old seedling first flowered 1991. Average flower size is 12.7 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 57 petals, 3-5 petaloids, and light yellow anthers. Plant growth is dense and vigorous, with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 4.8 cm wide.