Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ashley Hardee'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.219, Reg. No.548: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958; originated by Mrs Van Hardee, Madison, Florida, USA. Plant growth is rapid, upright and open with medium size, light green leaves, averaging 10 cm x 3.8 cm. The peony form flower is deep rose with a purple cast and white stamens. The flowers are 10 cm across and 5 cm deep with 12-15 petals and a couple of petaloids. Blooms mid-season.