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Willow Leaf

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1942

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Willow Leaf'

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Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943, p.41: White, margined pink, sin­gle. Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1951-1952, p.31: Leaves of this variety are very unusual. They are long and narrow, slightly crenate. Resembles the leaves of the willow. Flower single, with 6 petals, medium size, white, with faint pink margin. A compact, upright grower. Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue with colour pl.: Medium, white with margins of rose-pink, single, 7.5 cm across, There are 6 wedge-shaped petals, standing separate from each other, about 5 cm long with shallow notch on top. Central stamens are spreading and prominent, Bud opens poppy-fashion. Leaves dark, glossy green, long, narrow lanceolate, 5-7 cm long x 1.6 cm wide. Resembles a willow leaf. Tip sharp. Leaf bends upward from the midrib and downwards at both ends. The plant habit is vigorous, compact and densely foliated. Originated at Overlook Nurseries, Crichton, Alabama, USA from seed of unknown parentage.


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