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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Melissa Beale Talley'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2010, p.29 with colour photo; Regn 2809 as ‘Melisa Beale Talley’. Originated by John Talley, Wilmington, N.C., USA. ACS, Yearbook 2010, p.79 with colour photo; A 20 year old chance seedling which first flowered in 1995. Plant growth is upright, open, and at average rate. Dark green leaves are 12.5 cm x 6.5 cm. Large, medium pink flower is 11.5 cm diameter x 5 cm deep and petals are heavily veined darker pink. Form is a full semi-double, with large outer petals and a prominent inner ring of smaller petals. Yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms midseason.