Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Be My Cherie'
» English Description
ACRS, 1978, Camellia News, No.70, p.16, Reg. No.209: Originated by Alice Spragg, Sutherland, N.S.W., Australia. A seedling from C.sasanqua Cherilyn x C.sasanqua Beatrice Emily that firsts flowered 1975. Plant is upright and dense with mid-green, lanceolate leaves, 4, 5 cm long by 2 cm wide, with small serrations. The 9 cm, anemone form flowers have deep red edged petals, merging into white at base with petaloides, red at the apex and white at the tease.