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Reverend John Bowman

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Reverend John Bowman'

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Rev. J. Bowman Belle Fontaine Nursery Catalogue, 1961. Abbreviation for Reverend John Bowman.

Rev. John Bowman Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.9. Abbreviation for Reverend John Bowman.


» English Description

Griffin, ed., 1957, Camellian, p.19. Description not seen. Ameri­can Camellia Quarterly, 13(4),1958 as ‘Rev. John Bowman’: A 14 year old chance seedling originated by Dr Gilbert E. Fisher, Union Springs, Alabama, USA. The flower, 12.5 cm across x 7.5-8. cm deep is the colour of ‘Pink Perfection’ (Otome) and resembles a loosely constructed Debu­tante. There are 20-25 petals. Blooms mid-season to late. American Camellia Yearbook, 1958, Reg. No.347. Abbreviations: ‘Rev. John Bowman’, ‘Rev. J. Bowman’. Orthographic error: ‘Rev. John Boman’. Sport: Reverend John Bowman Variegated.