Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Christopher Holman'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1983, p.156, Reg. No.1887: A very large, clear red, peony form C.reticulata, chance seedling of Pharaoh, originated by Paul Gilley, Grand Ridge, Florida, USA. The 15 year old seedling first bloomed 1981. Average flower size, 13 cm across by 7.5 cm deep, with 20 petals, 2-3 petaloids, creamy filaments, yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright, of average density and rapid in rate, with dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long by 4 cm wide.