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Nellie Gray

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Nellie Gray'

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Mrs Charles Cobb Spotted  Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.164. Synonym for Nellie Gray.

Mrs Charles Cobb Variegated  SCCS, 1956, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.70 as ‘Mrs Charles Cobb Var’. Synonym for Nellie Gray.

Nellie Grey  Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.8. Orthographic variant for Nellie Gray.


» English Description

Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue, Red variegated, irregular double. Mid-season blooming. SCCS, 1954, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.69: Dark, blood red with spots of white. Large, loose peony form, Upright growth. Mid-season blooming. A sport of Mrs Charles Cobb originated. by Bradford’s Wayside Nursery, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA. See Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.172, black and white photo. Synonym: ‘Mrs Charles Cobb Variegated’, ‘Mrs Charles Cobb Spotted’. Ortho­graphic variant: ‘Nellie Grey’.


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Blooming Season United States