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Mrs Bennie Ferey

Last Updated:2023/6/7 15:08:17 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1963

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mrs Bennie Ferey'

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Japanese Name



Mrs Bennie Feray  Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1963-1964, p.11. Orthographic error for Mrs Bennie Ferey.


» English Description

Belle Fontaine Nursery, 1963, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.18, No.3, inside front cover. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1967, p.231, Reg. No.914: (#664). This semi-double to peony form flower is a chance seedling that first bloomed 1955. Originated by W.F. Wilson Jr., Hammond, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is open, spreading and vigorous with dark green leaves, 10.5 cm long x 5.3 cm wide, elliptic, thick, smooth, acuminate and coarsely serrate. Colour is rose-pink, 12 cm across x 5.5 cm deep with 8-10 petals and 65-80 petaloids. The bloom has 7 groups of stamens. Blooms early to mid-season. Orthographic error: ‘Mrs Bennie Feray’ .


Flower Size11.4-12.7 cm

Blooming Season United States