Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alice Maree'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.129, Reg. No.522: A 10 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1963. Originated by Neal Cox, Georgetown, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth habit is upright and average, rapid in rate. Dark green leaves average 9.5 cm x 3.8 cm. The loose, peony form blooms are 12.5 cm across x 7 cm deep. Deep red with golden anthers and white filaments and having 3-4 rows of broad, wavy petals and a rosebud centre which opens up to show a few stamens interspersed with petaloids. Blooms mid-season. Sport: Alice Maree Variegated.