Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Gary Carroll'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.97, Reg. No.1714: A medium size, dark red, semi-double to peony form C.japonica chance seedling that flowers mid-season, originated by Ferol and Sam Zerkowsky, Tammia Nursery, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. The 10 year old seedling first flowered 1980. Average flower size 10 cm across by 7 cm deep with 40 petals, yellow anthers and red filaments. Plant growth upright, medium in rate with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide. See colour plate front cover ACS, 1986, The Camellia Journal, vol.40, No.4. The registration was repeated in 1985, American Camellia Yearbook, p.182 with minor variations.