Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Dr. Brian Doak'
Gao, Jiyin, 1993, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.536, p.67. Chinese synonym for the New Zealand C.reticulata hybrid Dr Brian Doak.
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1974, vol.VIII, No.6, p.46, Reg. No.89: A chance seedling of C.reticulata ‘Tali Oueen’, (Dali Cha) originated by Mrs T. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand. First bloomed 1971 and is a full peony with 24 petals and a high centre of folded petals and rabbit ears. The colour is deep pink with heavy veining of deeper shades, the petal edges being much lighter and almost white. The blooms are large, 15-16 cm across x 7 cm deep, RHS.CC. Red-Purple Group 58B shading to 62A, petals veined, margins entire. Foliage midgreen, heavily textured, 10 cm x 5 cm. Sport: Dr Brian Doak Variegated.