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Valentine Ball

Last Updated:2019/11/9 10:02:00 By:Don Bergamini

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered2019

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Valentine Ball'

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Valentine Ball. (C. japonica).  Registered in 2019. ACS Registration Number 3162. This 10-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of 'Tar Baby' first bloomed in 2014. It was originated, registered and propagated by Pat B. Johnson of Cairo, Georgia. Bloom: The medium to large sized 10.2 cm x 7.0 cm full peony form flower is valentine red and mauve pink. It has yellow anthers and pale pink filaments. This profuse bloomer is long lasting, has heavy petal texture, a consistent form and falls in one piece. Plant: The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The dark green leaves have low serration and average 10.2 cm x 4.4 cm. Bloom season: Early to late.


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Blooming Season United States