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Mrs F. L. Gibson

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1938

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mrs F. L. Gibson'

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Mrs Gibson  Steffek, 1949, Plant Buyer’s Guide, ed.5, p.50. Abbreviation for Mrs F.L. Gibson.


» English Description

Thomasville Nursery Catalogue, 1938-1939. No description. Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium, variable single; light pink with white edges, splotched pink and red. Some flowers are white with red lines, others Christmas red and white with long, yellow stamens. Leaves, medium-dark green, rounded-oval, small, 5.5 cm long x 3.2 cm wide; texture thin, serrations fine. Plant habit a vigorous, fast grower, free bloomer, hardy. Originated by a negress from seed she obtained in the J.R. Wade garden about 1920. Named by Mr F.L. Gibson, Thomasville, Georgia. Sports: Mrs F.L. Gibson Pink, Mrs F.L. Gibson Herme Coloured. Seedlings: Betty Sheffield, Edna Earl, Frank Gibson, Gibson White, ‘Gibson Red’. Abbreviation: ‘Mrs Gibson’. See p. 156, Sharp, 1957, Camellias Illustrated for flower photo.


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Blooming Season United States