Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dainty Miss'
» English Description
McCaskill Gardens Catalogue, 1948: Soft pink at the base of the petals merging into darker pink at the margins, due to deep pink veining. A medium sized, rose form double with loose, heart shaped petals. Vigorous, spreading growth. Leaves mid-green, elliptic, acuminate, slightly serrate, 8 cm long by 3.6 cm wide. Mid-season flowering. A seedling of Akebono originated by V. McCaskill, California, USA. See black and white photo, Hertich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.60. Sport: Dainty Miss Variegated.