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Year Published/Registered2017

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia ‘Mirrabooka’

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Japanese Name

Meaning:Named after Aboriginal name for Southern Cross as many flowers look starry


» English Description

Australian Registration No.701. Registered on 20 May 2017 Originator and Applicant: originated & grown on by Pam Watson, 12 Knights Rd., Galston, NSW, 2159, Australia, (named after Aboriginal name for Southern Cross as many flowers look starry). It is one of the camellias such as the miniature cluster-flowering hybrids where the plant as a whole is the feature, not an individual flower. First flowered in 1995 and has consistently produced ‘true-to-variety’ blooms for 20 plus years.  A chance seedling with neither parent known for certain.  Size, small informal double flowers 80-90mm, with pale pink fluted petals & white stamens, very free flowering to 3m, glossy mid green foliage, leaves Ovate shape, slow-upright growth of average density.  Propagators: Pam Watson, as above; Craig Carroll of Carroll’s Country Gardens & Nursery, 60 Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, NSW, 2758, Australia; Graeme Oke, 116 Broughton Vale Rd., Berry, 2535, NSW, Australia.


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Blooming Season Australia