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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia ‘Delia Williams’
Meaning：Named by Mrs Johnstone for her friend, Mrs Delia Williams of Caerhays Castle.
» English Description
Delia Williams (C. x williamsii). RHS, 1965, The Rhododendron and Camellia Yearbook, No.19, p.165 and pl.3: RHS.,“Award of Merit”, April, 21, 1964. Typical of the grex as a whole, this cultivar has narrow leaves attenuated at the tip and some 10 cm long and 3.8 cm wide. The flowers are 10 cm across, contain 8-10 petals and are coloured rose-pink (HCC.427/2) with some darker staining on the outer petals. In the centre is a cluster of stamens, a few of which are petaloid. See coloured illustration pl.3 facing p.56. Exhibited by Mrs Alison Johnstone, Trewithen. Cornwall, England.originally grew at Trewithen and was named ‘Delia Williams’ by Mrs Alison Johnstone of Trewithen, in honour of her friend, Mrs Delia Williams of Caerhays, mother of Charles Williams, the present owner of Caerhays.
Blooming Season： United Kingdom