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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Wirlinga Snow Drift'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1998, No.147, p.12, colour photo p.19, Reg. No.501. Originated by Thomas J. Savige, Wirlinga, NSW, Australia. Seed parent C.sasanqua Plantation Pink, pollen parent unknown. First flowered 1995. The semi-double flower of 10-13 petals is white, with pink (RHS.CC.55B) margins on the petals, occasionally on the reverse of some outer petals, and is 10 cm across x 2.8 cm deep. Flowers early season on a fast growing, bushy, open plant. Leaves dark green, glossy, channelled, elliptic, fine shallow serrations, apex acuminate, base narrow cuneate. Crinkled petals. Small leaves in relation to flower size. Petals rounded, emarginated, occasionally two centre petals erect.