Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alene Hood'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.229, Reg. No.1327: A 15 year old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1958. Originated by M.D. Hood, Texarkana, Arkansas, USA. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate, with light green leaves, 7.5 cm log x 5 cm wide. The anemone form bloom is pink, with deeper pink stripes and spashes; 12 petals, 45 petaloids and yellow tipped stamens. Average size, 10-12.5 cm across x 3.5 cm deep. Smooth texture and heavy buds. Blooms mid-season to late.