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Mrs Josephine M. Hearn

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1942

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mrs Josephine M. Hearn'

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Japanese Name



Delight  SCCS Bulletin Vol.11, No.2, Dec 1949. SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Synonym for Mrs Josephine M. Hearn.

Mrs Jos. M. Hearn  SCCS., Bulletin, vol.11, No.2, p.17, 1949. Abbreviation for Mrs Josephine M. Hearn.

Mrs Josephine Hearn  Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1947-1948, p.29. Abbreviation for Mrs Josephine M. Hearn.


» English Description

SCCS., 1942, Classification of Camellias, p.3. Pink peony form, 10 cm across. Mid-season blooming. Val­ley Garden Supply Catalogue, 1946-1947: Rose-pink. Large, fluffy double with curled petals. Medium, compact, upright growth with glossy, pointed, slightly serrated, dark green foliage. Originated in USA by Clarence S. Hearn, Arcadia, California from seed of Cheerful x Daikagura which first flowered 1933. See colour pl. Fendig, 1950, American Camellia Catalogue. Black and white photo, p.263, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I. Abbreviations: ‘Mrs Josephine Hearn’, ‘Mrs Jos. M.Hearn’.Synonym: ‘Delight’.


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Blooming Season United States