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Winter's Darling

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1993

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Winter's Darling'

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ACS 1993, American Camellia Yearbook, p.70, colour plate p.74, Reg. No.2270: Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Maryland, USA. A miniature, deep cerise pink, anemone form seedling of C.hiemalis Shishigashira x C.oleifera. Early flowering. The 12 year old seedling first flowered 1985. Average flower size is 4 cm across x 3.2 cm deep with 12 petals, 52 petaloids, yellow anthers and white filaments. Cold hardy to -101/4F. Plant growth is spreading, average and medium in rate with dark green leaves 7.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide.