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Waldemar Max Hansen

Last Updated:2022/12/4 1:36:49 By:Yves CHAPEL



Year Published/Registered2018

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Waldemar Max Hansen'

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Japanese Name

Meaning:in honor of Waldemar Hansen, who has served the ICS in many roles over the years.


» English Description

Waldemar Max Hansen (C.sasanqua), European Reg. No. 136.  Seedling of unknown parents.   Grown by Waldemar Max Hansen, of Süssen, Germany, from seed collected from Dr. Clifford Parks of Chapel Hill, N.C., U.S.A.  Named by Sigrid Floer-Bauerdick, of Heinsberg, Germany, in honor of Waldemar Hansen, who has served the ICS in many roles over the years.   Plant first noticed in 1998; flowering approximately 10 years later.  Granted German Plant Patent number 1, 14 November 2017.    Plant is bushy, spreading, and weeping; of medium growth.  The autumn flowering season is lengthy, over three months.  Buds are fine and pointed; the medium sized flower (approximately 5 cm in diameter) is semi-double pink with an average of 12 petals.  Outer petals are paler than the central petals.   Blooms shatter when finished.  Stamens are yellow.  Leaves are medium green, occasionally glaucous, elongated, with serrated edges.


Flower Size3-5 cm

Blooming Season10-12 Month Germany