Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'C. C. Crutcher'
» English Description
C. C. Crutcher. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Aug. 1997, p.15, Reg. No.2414. A large, dark red, semi-double cross of Pirates Gold x San Dimas. Flowers mid-season. Originated by Dr Walter Homeyer, Macon, Ga., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1997, p.1, colour photo before p.1. The 6 year old seedling first flowered in 1993. Average flower size is 11.5 cm across x 6.5 cm deep, with 38 petals and widespread groups of stamens with yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium rate, with dark green leaves 3.2 cm long x 1.8 cm wide.