Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Christine Dodd'
» English Description
Christine Dodd. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 1999, p.19, Reg. No.2511. American
Camellia Yearbook, 1999, p.5, colour photo before p.1. Originated by Tom Dodd, Semmes, Ala., USA. A semi-double chance seedling with deep pink outer petals and light pink to white inner petals. Flowers mid-season The 15 year old seedling first flowered in 1989. Average flower size is 13.5 cm across x 2.5 cm deep, with 24 petals (the outer folded petals give bloom its star shape), 4 petaloids, yellow anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright and spreading, with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 5 cm wide.