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Virginia W. Cutter

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1973

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Virginia W. Cutter'

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Virginia Cutter  Hallstone, 1982, American Camellia Yearbook, caption to colour pl. facing p.45. Abbreviation for Virginia W. Cutter.


» English Description

Cutter, 1973, American Camellia Yearbook, p.69 and colour photo facing p.180: Cutter hybrid #E66/5 ‘Bertha Harms’ (Mrs. Bertha A. Harms) x ‘Ackerman 6332’, (C.japonica x C.lutchuensis). Lutchuensis fragrance. Flower anemone form, 12.5 cm across x 4 cm deep; 8 guard petals with over 100 petaloids interspersed with stamens. Petals heavily veined. Colour - Red, Munsel Hue 2.5R7/8. Leaves japonica type, dark shining green, 11 cm x 8 cm maximum. Originated by Dr R.K. Cutter, Berkeley, California, USA.

ACS, Reg. No. 1273. American Camellia Yearbook, 1974-Ⅰ. p174: A 4 year-old hybrid seedling that first bloomed in 1970; originated by Dr. Robert K. Cutter, Berkeley, Ca. Parentage ‘Mrs. Bertha Harms’ X Ackerman’s 63-62 (C. japonica X C. lutchuensis). Plant growth is vigorous, medium in rate, with dark green leaves measur ing 4½ inches in length and 3¼ inches width. The anemone form, ‘Elegans’ type bloom, is strong red. It measures 5 inches in diameter and 1⅞ inches in depth with 8 petals and over 100 petaloids. The petal substance 2+ (very good) Lutchuensis fragrance. Blooms mid-season.


Flower Size12.7-13.5 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States