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Miss Universe

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1960

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Miss Universe'

Chinese Name:环球小姐

Japanese Name



» English Description

Kramer Bros. Nursery Catalogue, 1960. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.227, Reg. No.520: A 9 year old seedling of ‘Purity’ (Shiragiku) that first bloomed 1951. Originated by August Kramer, Upland, California, USA. Growth habit is vigorous, dense, erect and branching with oval, light green leaves, 11 cm x 4.5 cm. The white, incom­plete double to rose form to peony form flower, has yellow stamens and is 11 cm across x 5.3 cm deep with 46, silky textured petals. The flower centre is an upright group of petaloids inter­mixed with stamens. Blooms mid-season to late. See colour photo, front page, SCCS, 1962, The Camellia Review, vol.23, No.4.


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Blooming Season United States