Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dolores Oates'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.231, reg. No.1313: A 15 year old chance C.japonica seedling that first bloomed 1962. (Pink Star x unknown) Originated by J.T. Oakes, Daphne, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is medium in rate with light green leaves, 10 cm x 5 cm. The anemone form, Elegans type bloom is ice pink to darker shading. Average size 11 cm across and 6.5 cm deep with 22-25 petals and 15-18 petaloids, interspersed with yellow tipped stamens having pink filaments. Blooms early to mid-season.