Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dixierama'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.221, Reg. No.524: 12 year seedling of Imura x Lady Mary Cromartie Variegated, that first bloomed 1951; originated by K. Sawada, Overlook Nurseries Inc., Mobile, Alabama, USA. Growth is medium, dense and rapid in rate with medium textured, serrated, acuminate leaves, 8.5 cm long x 4 cm wide. The rose madder, loose, peony flowers average 12 cm across and 7.8 cm deep, with 40-45 petals. Petals to the centre are crinkled or wavy. There are 100-120 yellow stamens divided into 5-6 groups, intermixed with the petals. Blooms early to mid-season. Sport: Dixierama Variegated.