Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Carroll Waller'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, p.168, Reg. No.1256: (Correction of previous listing). An 8 year old chance japonica seedling that first bloomed 1968; originated by Helmuth Scholl Jr. and L.B. Wilson Jr., Mississippi, USA as Scholl & Wilson No.20 seedling. Commercially introduced, 1972. Plant growth average in density and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long by 6 cm wide. The peony form, Daikagura type, bloom is pale pink (Nickerson Color Fan 7.5 RP 8/5) with 36 petals and yellow anthers and filaments. It measures 11cm across and 7.5cm deep. Large, heavy textured petals interspersed with petaloids of pastel pink colour giving a fluorescent quality. Received 2 ACS Provisional Seedling Certificates of Merit for chemically treated flowers. Exceptionally cold hardy. Colour plate front page ACS, 1974, The Camellia Journal, vol.29, No.4 as ‘Carroll Waller’.