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Lillian Jernigan

(C. japonica)

Non-extinct

ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept. 2008, p.31 with colour photo, Regn No. 2735; A chance seedling that first flowered in 1986. Originated by Ed Jernigan, Greenville, Ala., USA, and propagated by Park Smith, later by John Grimm, Metairie, La. An 11.5 cm diameter, semi-double flower with broad petals. Described as white splotched and striped with red, but the photo shows pink and red as the dominant colours. Yellow anthers and cream filaments, not prominent. Flowers early. American Camellia Yearbook, 2008, p.120 with colour photo; Dark green leaves are 6.5 cm x 4.5 cm.

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