Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Care Free'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.194, Reg. No.460: A 9 year old chance seedling originated by George Demetropolis, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is average and medium in rate. The dark green leaves average 11 cm x 6 cm. The deep salmon rose-pink flower, 12.5-13 cm across by 5 cm deep, is semi-double to peony in form with 10-12 petals, 31 petaloids and 5 rabbit ears. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms early to mid-season.