Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Celeste G.'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.194, Reg. No.498: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958; originated by Mrs O.Henry Wienges, St. Matthews, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is average in density and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 7.5-10 cm long by 3.5-5 cm wide. The semi-double flowers, 10 cm in diameter and 5 cm deep, are pale pink in the centre, deepening to rose on the ruffled edges and have 23 petals with occasional petaloids interspersed amongst yellow stamens. Flowers mid-season.