Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Cherry Bounce'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.162, Reg. No.1118: A sport of Mathotiana Supreme first observed 1960. Plant growth is upright, open and medium in rate with dark green leaves, averaging 7.5 cm long by 5 cm wide. The rose form, double bloom resembles Shiragiku as ‘Purity’ and averages 10.5 cm across by 5 cm deep. It is a dark, cherry red with 40 - 45 wavy petals, 3-4 petaloids, pale yellow anthers. The flower is loose and deeply creped or fluted. Blooms mid-season. Originated by G.E. Carver Jr., Houston, Texas, USA.