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Ville du Havre

Last Updated:2022/12/8 13:35:41 By:Yves CHAPEL
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Id:ICR-23649

CountryFrance

Year Published/Registered2019

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ville du Havre'

Chinese Name:迪阿夫尔

Japanese Name

Meaning: to be baptised for the 500th birthday of Le Havre city, in Normandy, in October 2017.

Description

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Ville du Havre (C.japonica) European Reg. No. 151.   A chance seedling of unknown parents.  Grown and registered by Alain Stervinou, of Milizac-Guipronvel, Brittany, France.  The plant first bloomed in 2011, and was selected to be baptised for the 500th birthday of Le Havre city, in Normandy, in October 2017.  The plant is upright and open, with slow-to-medium growth.  A long blooming period begins early to mid-season.  Buds are rounded, light red.  The large single flowers are flat, with an average of 8 large and rounded petals per bloom.  They are bright pink (edge RHS 58B, base RHS 55A groups).  Stamens are wide tubular; anthers are golden yellow and filaments are white.  Spent flowers fall whole.  Dark green medium-sized leaves are flat, slightly bullate.


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Blooming Season1-4 Month France

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