Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Buck's Cookey'
» English Description
Buck’s Nursery Catalogue, 1963; American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.228, Reg. No.669: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958, originated by Buck’s Nursery, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, average in density and medium in rate with light green leaves, 7.5 cm long by 3 cm wide. The semi-double flowers, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi), are a deep, dark red with yellow stamens. They are 11 cm across and 7.5 cm deep with 18 petals. Flowers early to mid-season.