Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Carol's Katie'
» English Description
Carol’s Katie. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2013, p.28 with colour photo; Regn No.2894; Registered and propagated by Carol Comber, Pensacola, Fla., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.108 with colour photo; A 12 year old seedling, parentage unknown, first flowered 2008. Medium size, 9.5 diameter x 2.5-3.8cm deep, fragrant, semi-double flower is pink to rose pink, Bright yellow anthers and translucent white filaments (photo shows a hose-in-hose form semidouble with stamens both above and between the layers of petals). Plant is described as both dense and open, with average growth rate. Mid-green leaves average 9-9.5cm x 3.2cm with low serration. Flowers mid-season to late.