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Name: Mi Krumm
South Alabama (Zone 8b)
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MunSung1075
Nov 19, 2017 5:09 PM CST
I was wondering if this is the same as the
camellia japonica 'fimbriata'? They look the same to me and that's what it was labeled at a local botanical garden. Are these just closely related variants or cultivars whose seeds are a wild guess?


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Name: Mi Krumm
South Alabama (Zone 8b)
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MunSung1075
Nov 19, 2017 5:11 PM CST
I guess maybe it's the folded petal edges. Sorry if there is a better word for that. I tried googling for something better than folded petal edges and came up empty.
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Nov 19, 2017 5:32 PM CST

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'Fimbriata' is a sport of 'Alba Plena,' whereas Nuccio's Gem is a hybridized cultivar.

We didn't have 'Fimbriata' in the database, so I added it. Here's a link to the entry:

Japanese Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Fimbriata')

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