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Wilma Stewart

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Wilma Stewart'

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SCCS., 1981, Camellia Nomenclature, p.166: Brilliant pink blotched with white. Large semi-double. Medium, upright growth. Blooms early to mid-season. Originated in USA by W. Stewart, Savannah, Georgia.

WILMER STEWART (C. japonica) ACS Rig. 1571. American Camellia Yearbook 1979, p.113. A very large, brilliant pink blotched white, semidouble, C. japonica seedling of 'Ville de Nantes' x 'Lady Kay', early to mid-season, originated by Wilmer Stewart, Savannah, GA and propagated by Henry C. Lunsford, Gainesville, FL. The four-year-old seedling first bloomed in 1975. Flower has 5-6 petals, 2-3 petaloid, yellow anthers and white filaments. Average size flower treated is 5¾" wide and 3" deep. Excellent texture; lasting qualities-over a week on plant; few petals stand up in center of stamens; many flowers on plant. To be commercially introduced in 1980. Plant growth is upright, spreading, average and medium in rate with dark green leaves measuring 3" to 4" long and 2" wide.


Flower Size13-16 cm

Blooming Season10-3 Month United States