Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ann Swinton'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1973, p.188, Reg. No.1258: A 7 year old chance C.japonica seedling, first bloomed 1970, and originated by Mrs Daniel W. Ellis, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is spreading, average, open and medium in rate with 9.5 cm x 4 cm light green leaves. The peony form, Daikagura type, bloom is 2.5R5/11, deep pink in Munsel Hue, Nickerson Colour Fan. It measures 12.5 cm across and 7.5 cm deep with 42 petals. Anthers are yellow and filaments white. Early to mid-season blooming. Outer petals flat while centre petals stand up and twist and curl around a group of stamens.