Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'April Blush'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1993, p.3, “Breeding Camellias for Garden Culture” by C.R. Parks and K.M. Parks. A seedling of Berenice Boddy x Dr Tinsley. 102-F-30-CF-33. A compact slow growing plant with semi-double, shell-pink flowers. Bud set is heavy. Blooms mid-season. ACS, Aug. 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50, No.3, p.37, Reg. No.2341: Large size, rose pink semi-double. Originated by Dr C.R. Parks, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. ACS, 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.1 with colour photo: A 29 year old seedling. Average size flower is 10.5 cm across x 4 cm deep with 20 petals and 0-10 petaloids, yellow anthers and cream filaments. Cold hardy. Plant growth is spreading, with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 5 cm wide.