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Priscilla Brooks

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1942

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Priscilla Brooks'

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Magnolia Queen  Magnolia Gardens & Nursery Catalogue, 1945-1946. Synonym for Priscilla Brooks.

P. Brooks  Abbott’s Nursery Catalogue, 1961. Abbreviation of Priscilla Brooks, synonym ‘Magnolia Queen’.

Pricilla Brooks  Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943: Large white with red stripes, peony form.Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue as ‘Magnolia Queen’: A large, white-variegated, incomplete double, 10-11 cm across. White with a few red stripes. The petals are upstanding, notched and sometimes folded. The cupped and crinkled petaloids intermix with the central stamens. Filaments are pale yellow, anthers dark yellow. Foliage medium olive green, slightly glossy, lanceolate, 9.5 cm x 4 cm. Tips bend sharply downwards, margins sharply serrate. Originated by Magnolia Gardens, John’s Island, South Carolina, USA from chance seed. Listed by them from 1945 and on as ‘Magnolia Queen’. Orthographic error for Priscilla Brooks.


» English Description

Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943 as ‘Pricilla Brooks’: White striped with red. Large, semi-double with irregular petals. Medium, bushy growth. Originated in USA at Magnolia Gardens, John’s Island, South Carolina. Synonym: ‘Magnolia Queen’. Sport: Magnolia Queen Pink.


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Blooming Season United States