Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Clyde Lester'
» English Description
ACS 1995, The Camellia Journal, vo.50, No.2, p.15, Reg. No.2320. Small red semi-double C.japonica chance seedling. Late flowering. Originated in USA by Walter A. Wilson, Augusta , Georgia. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.3 with colour photo: The 30 year old seedling first flowered in 1984. Average flower size is 7.5 cm across x 3.5 cm deep with 21 large petals, and stamens intermixed. Plant growth is upright and medium in rate with dark green leaves 3.7 cm long x 2.5 cm wide.