Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Cherub'
» English Description
RHS., The Rhododendron and Camellia Yearbook, No.19, 1965, p.162: Grown by Sir Giles Loder and granted a Certificate of Preliminary Commendation on trial at Wisley. RHS., Rhodendrons 1987 with Magnolias and Camellias, p.97. Award of Merit, 9 April 1987. Raised by Sir Giles Loder, Ockenden House, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England. Plant vigorous, erect, slightly spreading, very free flowering. Leaves 6 cm x 3.2 cm, fairly dark green. Flower 7.5 cm across with 2 rows of petals; Red-Purple Group, RHS.CC.62A-B, very delicately veined deeper than 62A. Blooms mid-season.