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Uncle Sam

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1940

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Uncle Sam'

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Japanese Name



Frau Muller  Youtz, 1949, American Camellia Yearbook, p.187. Synonym for Uncle Sam.

Henry Barnett  SCCS, 1942, Classification of Camellias, p.2. Synonym for Uncle Sam.

Rosalee  Coolidge Rare Plant Gardens Catalogue, ca.1949. Orthographic error for ‘Rosalie’, synonym for Uncle Sam.

Rosalie (California)  SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.59 as ‘Rosalie’(Calif.). Synonym for Uncle Sam.

Rosalie  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.7. Synonym for Uncle Sam. Synonym: ‘Rosalie’ (California).

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» English Description

Rubel, 1940, Florist’s Review, 86(2236):26: Rose red, large, rose form double. Vigorous, bushy growth. Blooms mid-season. Lindo Nursery Catalogue,1940: Full double. Medium red. Large. Originated in USA. Sports: New Horizons, Mrs Confer. Synonyms: ‘Rosalie’, ‘Henry Barnell’, ‘Betsy Ross’, ‘Frau Muller’, `Tycoon’, ‘Rosalie’(California). For illustration see p.351, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I.


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Blooming Season United States