Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Alice Collins'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.159, Reg. No.1603: A very large, deep rose to fuchsia, semi-double to peony form C.reticulata (Buddha x ‘Tali Queen’), mid-season to late flowering. Originated by W.F. Homeyer Jr., Macon, Georgia, USA. The 12 year old seedling first flowered 1974. Average flower size, 15 cm across x 7 cm deep with 11-13 petals, white filaments and anthers. Flower form varies from semi-double to an orchid-like bloom or "rabbit ears", Slightly fragrant. Plant growth is upright, rapid and open with light green leaves, 12.5 cm x 5 cm.