Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Early Girly'
» English Description
ACS, Sept. 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50, No.4, p.28, Reg. No.2359: Very large size red, with some pinkish petals and hints of orange, rose form double C.reticulata (Nuccio’s Ruby x Emma Gaeta) Blooms early to late. Originated in USA by Thomas Lee, Carmichael, California. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.5 with colour photo: The 8 year old seedling first flowered in 1990. Average flower size is 15 cm across x 7 cm deep with 30+ petals, bright yellow anthers and white filaments with high rabbit ears. Plant growth is upright and spreading with dark green leaves 12.5 cm long x 6 cm wide.