Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chris Lee'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1992, p.31, Reg. No.2251: Originated by Dr O.V. Lewis, Picayune, Mississippi, USA. The 30 year old seedling first flowered in 1970. A large bright red, anemone form chance seedling, blooms early to late. Flower size 12.5 cm across x 8 cm deep with 40 petals and 7-8 petaloids, yellow anthers on white filaments. Petals heavily veined, petaloids streaked with white. Plant growth is upright and average with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 5 cm wide. Colour photo between pp.80-81.