Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Emilie Blush'
Riverview Nursery Catalogue, 1958. Orthographic error for Emilie Blush.
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue, Pink. Semi-double . Flowers mid-season. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.310, Reg. No.180: A 6 year old chance seedling of Virgin’s Blush; originated by Emily Raggio, Scott, Louisiana, USA. First flowered 1951. The light pink flower buds are elongated. The flowers are simple and semi-double in form, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi); in colour they are between Zephyr and Dawn (Plate N.42, Maerz & Paul, Dictionary of Colour). The size varies 11-15 cm across. Flowers early to mid-season.