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Miriam Stevenson

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1954

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Miriam Stevenson'

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Wheeler’s Central Georgia Nurseries Catalogue, 1954-1955, p.5: Our seedling, 205-50, is an exquisite bloom of rare beauty. It is semi-double and a most beautiful shade of pink. This soft, blush pink has drawn attention by all who have seen it in bloom. Listed as ‘Miriam Stevenson’- Miss Universe. American Camellia Yearbook, 1955, p.339, Reg. No.226: A 12 year old chance seedling, originated by Wheeler’s Central Georgia Nurseries, Macon, Geogia, USA, that first flowered 1950. Plant growth is upright and average with heavily tex­tured, dark green leaves, oval, cuspidate and serrate, 10 cm x 5 cm. Flower buds are long pointed and light green. The light blush pink flowers, 10-12.5 cm across, are semi-double to incomplete double with 10-15 petals and petaloids. In some flowers stamens are central; in oth­ers they are in fascicles, mixed with twisted petals and petaloids. Flowers mid-season. Sport: Miriam Stevenson Variegated.


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