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October Joy

Last Updated:2019/4/10 9:11:17 By:wangzhonglang
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Id:ICR-14071

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1939

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'October Joy'

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Gerbing’s Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1939-1940: This Camellia is a fast, tall grower with large, round dark green foliage. The flower is 8-10 cm across; a deep, wine red to blue red. It is in full bloom in October, hence its name (very early). The form of its flowers varies from a loose peony form with stamens to semi-double. See black and white photo, p.266, Her­trich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II.

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