Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Daydreams'
McCaskill Seedling Number 165
Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II, p.84 as ‘McCaskill Seedling No.165’. Synonym. for Daydreams.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1948, p.168: “McCaskill Garden’s - Seedling No.165”. This flower is a semidouble white with fine pink or rose pencilled lines running the length of each petal. The petals are of different lengths and each has three dainty scallops. Stamens and petaloids form the centre. The flower is large, 10-11.5 cm aaoss and blooms early to late. First flowered 1944. The growth is loose, upright and vigorous with bright green leaves, 6.5 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. Parentage unknown. Not to be confused with the C.sasanqua Daydream. Originated by McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California, USA. Orthographic variant: ‘Day Dream’. Sport: Daydreams Pink.