Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Boom-a-Loom'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1967, p.225, Reg. No.944: A 7 year old chance sasanqua seedling that first bloomed 1964; originated by Gary Chitty LeCroy, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright and rapid in rate. The upper leaf surface is dark green with raised veins, the underside is lighter. The leaves average 6 cm long by 2.8 cm wide. The semi-double flower is 10.5 cm across and 4 cm deep with 7-10 petals. Colour is pale pink with the petal edges shading to white; petals crinkled, those in the centre, upright. Stamens yellow. Early blooming.