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Purple Swirl

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Id:ICR-15658

CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1960

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Purple Swirl'

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Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1960, p.6. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.223, Reg. No.610: A 12 year old seedling of unknown parentage that first bloomed 1951. Originated by Mrs Ferol Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright and rapid with glossy, dark green leaves, heavily serrate and veined, 9.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The formal double flower averages 7.5 cm across and is old rose in colour, turning rosy purple in cold weather and consisting of 5 swirls ending in the centre of the flower. Blooms mid-season to late.

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