Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Comber's Pride'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
ACS, Aug. 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50, No.3, p.37, Reg. No.2348: Very large size, deep red, semi-double to peony form C.reticulata hybrid seedling of Craig Clark x Jean Pursel. Blooms mid-season. Originated in USA by Dr. W.F. Homeyer Jr, Macon, Georgia. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.3 with colour photo: the 16 year old seedling first flowered in 1988. Average flower size is 14 cm across x 13 cm deep with 20-24 petals and 20-24 petaloids. A very deep flower with all petals rabbit eared. Plant growth is upright with dark green leaves 18 cm long x 12 cm deep.