Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Captain Parks'
» English Description
Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Cardens, vol.II, black and white photo, p.59, description, p.56: Flower, complete double, formal type, near-imbricated. Colour camellia Rose 622/self (rose-pink), 622/1, lighter towards haft, 10 cm across by 4 cm deep. Petals; 50 major size, obovate, 5 cm long x 4 cm wide, single apical notch, conspicuous venation, firm texture; petaloid segments pale green in centre with petal coloured margins. Centre of flower progressively smaller petals to bud-like centre. Mid-season flowering. Leaves; broad-lanceolate,12 cm long by 5-6 cm wide, dull medium green, lighter, glossy green beneath, leathery, serrations broad and shallow; apices long acuminate, venation light. Plant habit, upright, open branched. Originated in the USA.