Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Capricious'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. japonica
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.230, Reg. No.1319: An 8 year old hybrid ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) x Ville de Nantes seedling, that first bloomed 1970; originated by Dr W.F. Homeyer Jr, Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading and rapid with dark green leaves, 10-11 cm long x 5-5.5 cm wide. The semi-double to loose peony form flower is rose bengal with 14-20 petals and white anthers and filaments. Size, 15-16 cm across x 5-6 cm deep. Blooms mid-season. Sport: Capricious Variegated.