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Tama Real

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Year Published/Registered2022

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica ‘Tama Real’

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Tama Real (C. japonica), European Reg. No 179. Originated and introduced by Rodrigo Paulo Leitão, at Viveiro das Camélias, Penafiel, Portugal. Seedling of C. japonica ‘Tama-no-ura’ (ICR-19078) by unknown pollen in 2004, first flowering in 2010. Plant: growth habit spreading, growth rate very slow, blooming in Portugal from January to April. Flower: medium to large, 10 x 5 cm; semi-double form, pink, edged white, lightly veined; 150-180 Higo-like boss of long stamens; 10-18 flat petals, round to elliptic, occasionally irregular, notched, or wavy; sometimes exhibiting pink petaloids. Blooms fall whole when spent. Leaf: small 7,5 x 3,2 cm, elliptic, cuspidate apex, dentate margin, acute to obtuse base, green. Fruit: 5 x 4 cm round seed pod and medium seeds.


Flower Size5-10 cm

Blooming Season1-4 Month Portugal