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Pink Crepe de Chine

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Pink Crepe de Chine'

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ACS., Feb.1989, The Camellia Journal, vol.44, No.1, p.12, Reg. No.2112: A very large, light rose-pink with a white efflorescence, semi-double C.reticulata chance seedling of ‘Shot Silk’ (Dayinhong). Blooms mid-season. Originated by Houghton S. Hall, San Anselmo, California, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1989, p. 126: The 11 year old seedling first bloomed in 1984. Average flower size is 15 cm across x 6 cm deep with 13 petals, 1­2 petaloids, golden anthers and cream-white filaments. The flowers are creped, crinkled and moired; central petals are rabbit eared and stand straight up. Plant growth is open and rapid with dark green leaves measuring 11 cm long x 5 cm wide.


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States