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Camellia 'Takanini'



9th October 2014


Raised by Neville Haydon in New Zealand and flowering first in 1984. A strong coloured red with a dense boss of staminodes in the centre of the flower. Under the right, cold conditions the old flowers take an an almost unique lavender shade before they fall. It's a curiosity but when it's not being curious (which is quite a lot of the time) it is a rather good red.

3rd January 2020




References:

  • International Camellia Society online Camellia register, https://internationalcamellia.org