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White Elf

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1986

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'White Elf'

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Potomac Valley Camellia Society, News Letter, 1986. No description. ACS., 1987, The Camellia Journal, vol.42, No.1, p.17, Reg. No.2032: Miniature, white with flushed pink mar­gins, single C.x hybrid ([C.pitardii var pitardii x C.fraterna] x C.japonica Fragrant Star). Origi­nated by Dr W.L. Ackerman, Ashton, Maryland, USA. Blooms mid-season to late. American Camellia Yearbook, 1987, p.86 with colour photo between pp.60, 61. The 11 year old seedling first bloomed 1978. Average flower size, 3.8 cm across x 2 cm deep with 5 petals, yellow anthers and creamy filaments. Very floriferous. Light, musky fagrance. Plant growth is upright, dense and slow in rate with dark green leaves, 4 cm long x 2 cm wide.