Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Dolores Hope'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. japonica
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.129, Reg. No.1204: A 7 years old hybrid seedling(C.reticulata x C.japonica) that first bloomed 1968. Originated by Monique J. Peer, Los Angeles, California, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with light green leaves, 10 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double, light rose-pink bloom has irregular petals, is 13.5 cm in diameter and blooms mid-season. It is veined with orchid pink and some centre petals are shaded white. See colour photo, front cover, SCCS., 1974, The Camellia Review, vol.35, No.5.