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Prairie Jefferson

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Id:ICR-15361

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1965

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Prairie Jefferson'

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American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.244, Reg. No.769: A 14 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1957. Originated by Mrs W.M. Nolan, Oak Ridge, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright, sturdy, open and average with light green leaves, 10 cm long x 5cm wide. The formal double flowers are 9.5 cm across x 3.2 cm deep with 10 rows and 68 petals. The colour is rose. In full bloom it resembles ‘Laurel Leaf’. (L’Avvenire). Blooms early to late.
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