Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'AP Fatherree'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
A. P. Fatheree
SCCS, Camellia Nomenclature, 1981, p.170. Orthographic error for A.P. Fatherree.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.159, Reg. No.1651: A very large, deep red veined deeper red, semi-double, C.reticulata hybrid ‘Cornelian’ (‘Damanao’), openpollinated seedling, mid-season to late, originated by Frank V. Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The seven-year old seedling first bloomed in 1979. Average size flower, 15.5 cm wide by 7.5 cm deep with yellow anthers. Heavy textured petals, abundance of blooms, good lasting quality. Plant growth is upright, open, rapid in rate, with dark green, heavy textured, leathery, serrated edged leaves, 10.5 cm long by 7 cm wide. Orthographic error: ‘A.P. Fatheree’.