Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Elaine'
» English Description
Elaine. (C.reticulata hybrid), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept. 2013, p.27 with colour photo; Regn No.2872; Originated, registered and propagated by James & Elaine Smelley, Moss Point, Miss., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.113 with colour photo; An 8 year old seedling of Curtain Call x Pleasant Memories, first flowered 2008. The very large, 19cm diameter x 10cm deep flower is mid-pink, semidouble form to peony form, 16 fluted petals with heavy texture, Bright yellow anthers and white filaments. Flowers fall whole. Plant is upright and spreading with vigorous growth. Dark green leaves average 14cm x 6.5cm with medium serration. Flowers mid-season to late.