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Ría de Vigo

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Year Published/Registered2017

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ría de Vigo'

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Ria de Vigo  English synonym for Spanish cultivar 'Ría de Vigo' with accent character.


» English Description

Ría de Vigo. (Camellia japonica) Publicación de la Sociedad Española de la Camelia, 31. 2017, p.33. Origin of the cultivar: a seedling, originated by Jesus Costas in Vigo C. japonica (Pontevedra, Spain) in 2007. FLOWER:  Size: large, 10.5-12 cm in diameter and 5.5-6 cm depth. Colour: homogeneous red, 54 A or 53 C-D ( colour chart). RHS Shape: rose form. Petals: numerous, from 70 to 110; the external ovated with cordated margin and the internal elliptical or irregular with wavy margin. Petaloids: from 60 to 160, disordered and mixed with stamens and internal petals. Stamens: from 11 to 90, with splits or dispersed arrangement; white filament with reddish base. LEAF: Size: medium, 7.5-9.5 cm long and 5-6.5 cm wide. Colour: medium green. Shape: elliptical to ovate. Margin: dentate. Apex: pointed to acuminate. Base: rounded to obtuse. PLANT: Blooming period: mid season, from the end of January to the end of April. Habit: bushy and open growth habit and slow growth rate. Other data: it has been shown in several Galician camellia shows and it has won several prizes: 2013 Camellia Show in 2014 and 2017 Santiago de Compostela International Camellia Show in Vigo


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