Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Ashton’s Cameo'
» English Description
Ashton’s Cameo. (C.hybrid). ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2004, p.24 with colour photo; Reg.
No.2628. A cross of C.hybrid Winter’s Charm x C.oleifera Plain Jane, first flowered in
1994, introduced in 2006. Flower is 8.2 cm across, and is a deep lavender peony form with
neon colour quality, 10 petals and 12 petaloids. Cold hardy to -10º F. Originated by Dr
William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md, USA. Flowers early. American Camellia Yearbook, 2004,
p.90, colour photo p.c1. Plant has average growth rate. Dark green leaves are 7.5 cm long x
3.5 cm wide.