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Park Leo

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Year Published/Registered2017

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Park Leo'

Chinese Name:帕克莱奥

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Published in International Camellia Journal 2017, p.124. European Reg. No. 129. Seed parent C.japonica ‘Masayoshi’ x unknown pollen parent. The cultivar was orginated and registered by André Gloaguen, Brittanny, France.  First flowered 2004 as a four-year-old seedling. Introduced in 2005 at the Festival of Camellias in Guingamp, Côtes-d’Armor, France. A bushy, upright habit, with rapid growth rate. Blooms mid-season to very late, average three months’ season; very floriferous; blooms shatter or fall whole. Flower is an imbricated formal double showing no stamens. Petals are pointed, deep red with wide, pure white stripes in the middle ; base colour RHS 47A ; stripes N155B. Leaves medium green, glossy; form elliptic, flat ; veins impressed; medium size (8-10 cm length, 4-6 cm width). Flower buds oval. Named for the home of André Gloaguen.