Plant ID forum: Common Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Akashigata')

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Name: Sandy Coffman
Jacksonville, Florida
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wren
Dec 3, 2011 1:42 PM CST
I went over to a State garden that has Camellia TREES. Many of them where planted back in the early 1920's
Here is the first one I need ID

Thank y'all

Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
Dec 3, 2011 3:42 PM CST
A list of Camellias which grow in Florida..

http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:L17tvCHLkz0J:polkh...

I'd call it a sem-double.

Lady Clare ..

http://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/909083/camellia-japonica-la...

http://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/890842/camellia-japonica-la...

Unless there's another very similar or Lady Clare wasn't around that long ago it looks good, it is a vigorous grower so it needn't have been there that long.

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&cp=19&gs_id=20&xhr=t&q=...

It grows to tree proportions..

http://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/plants.cfm?pl_id=785

Prolific and early to flower..
this camellia japonica starts blooming Thanksgiving Day or early December


http://members.cox.net/vacs/no_fading_beauty.htm



Name: Sandy Coffman
Jacksonville, Florida
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wren
Dec 3, 2011 4:42 PM CST
Thanks I checked and it is old enough.

There has been no camellias planted in the gardens for over 50 years.

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