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Shannon Nelson

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1967

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Shannon Nelson'

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» English Description

Gentry, 1967, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.22, No.5, p.28. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, p.136, Reg. No.968: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959, originated by W.F. Bray, Pensacola, Florida, USA. Plant growth is spreading and medium with dark green leaves, 8 cm long x 5 cm wide. The semi-double to peony flower, similar to Frizzle White and Daikagura, is 13 cm across x 8 cm deep with 21 petals. Colour is dark rose with golden anthers and white filaments. It has fluted petals and rabbit ears. Blooms early to mid-season.


Flower Size14-15 cm

Blooming Season12-3 Month United States