Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Carolina Sunrise'
Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 4 November 1991. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Carolina Sunrise.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.127, Reg. No.1165: A 5 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1968; originated by Mrs James Luker, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 10 cm long by 5 cm wide. The semi-double, Frizzle White type, flower is deep pink with yellow anthers and white filaments. It measures 12.5 cm across and 6 cm deep with 32 petals, 3 rabbit ears and 7 petaloids. Blooms mid-season. Long lasting and falls complete. See colour photo p.200 in above Yearbook. Chinese synonym: ‘Xuri Dongsheng’.