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Ruth Anderson

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ruth Anderson'

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» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.99, Reg. No.850: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1961; originated at Julington Nurseries, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 8 cm x 5 cm. The semi­double, white flower is 10 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 36 petals and 15-18 flagged petaloids. Anthers light yellow, filaments white. The bloom has three alternative rows of sweet-pea shaped petals forming a flared, cup-shaped form with a loose centre of 5 groups of white sta­mens and flagged petaloids. Flower is fragrant. Blooms mid-season.


Flower Size10.2-11.5 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States