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Chamelaucium 'Wilson'

Chamelaucium uncinatum 'Wilson'

ORIGIN: Chamelaucium 'Wilson' originated from a seedling of C. uncinatum selected by the late Mr George Wilson, a part owner of Wilson and John's Nursery at Cannington, Perth, in the 1930's. Cultivar first received by the Authority on the 9 September 1979. The applicant is Mr George Lullfitz, PO Box 34, Wanneroo, WA.

DESCRIPTION: This cultivar forms a shrub ca. 3m tall by 3m wide. The leaves are ca. 30mm long. The average to large petalled flowers open a deep pink purple colour and as they age turn a deeper purple. When open the staminal collar is a very distinct white. The flowers average ca. 20mm in diameter.

DIAGNOSIS: The cultivar is a selected form of the species. The flower colour is deep pink purple turning deeper purple with age is its distinguishing feature. Should provide a statement contrasting the flower colour of the species with the cultivar.

COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.

Freshly opened flower:

Petal: near purple violet group 80B.

Staminal collar: white group 155B.

Centre: near red purple group 71A.

Mid aged flower:

Petal: purple violet group 80A.

Staminal collar: purple violet group 80A.

Centre: near red purple group 71A.

Aged flower:

Petal: near purple violet group 80A.

Staminal collar: purple violet group 80A.

Centre: near red purple group 71A.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC144, CBG7705480

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 18 October 1984