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Wells Cranford

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Wells Cranford'

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SCCS., 1981, Camellia Nomenclature, p.163: Red and white. Large peony form. Medium, upright growth. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated in USA by W. Cranford, Salisbury, North Carolina.

Wells Cranford (C. japonica) ACS Rig. 1573. American Camellia Yearbook 1979, p.113. A large, red, and white, peony form, C. japonica change seedling, mid-season to late, originated and propagated by Wells Cranford, Salisbury, N. C. The 15-year-old seedling first bloomed in 1966. Flower has 24 petals, 80 petaloid, yellow anthers and pink filaments. Average size flower untreated is 4th" wide and 2½" - 3" deep. Heavy texture, holds well, falls whole, an excellent corsage Hower. Plant growth is upright and medium in rate with dark green leaves measuring 3¾" long and 1¾" wide.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-5 Month United States