Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Dr. Jane Crisp'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
Gao, Jiyin, 1998, The World's Best Camellia Cultivars, p.107. Chinese synonym for Dr Jane Crisp.
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1977, vol.X, No.3, p.15, Reg. No.128: Originated by Mrs Bettie Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand from ([C.pitardii var. yunnanica x C.reticulata ‘Willow Wand’ (Liuye Yinhong)] x C.reticulata ‘Willow Wand’). The flower form is open peony with 24-26 petals and an occasional large petaloid. The inner petals are folded and partially joined, giving a very high centre. Colour is silvery pink (RHS.CC. Red Purple Group 66C) with darker veining and silvery edges. Stamens are in fascicles with white filaments and golden anthers. Average flower size is 15.5 cm and 8-9 cm deep. Leaves are mid-green, reticulate with waved edges, fine serration and measure 11 cm x 4.5 cm. Flowers early to late season.