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Sound of Music

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1974

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Sound of Music'

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Japanese Name



Yinyue Zhisheng  Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.437, p.62. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Sound of Music.


» English Description

Redwood Empire Nursery Catalogue, 1974; American Camellia Yearbook, 1978, p.135, Reg. No.1478: A very large, light pink with some blending to darker pink, peony form to semi-double C.japonica, chance seedling that blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Clarence E. Jones, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. USA. The 18 year old seedling first bloomed 1964 and has 30-75 petals, 5-20 petaloids. yellow anthers, light yellow filaments. Average size, 14.5 cm across x 7.5 cm, deep. Plant growth is average, spreading and rapid with mid-green leaves, 10 cm long x 5 cm wide.


Flower Size14.6-15.5 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States