Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gene Ploof'
» English Description
Julington Nursery Catalogue, 1965. American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.89, Reg. No.856: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959, originated by Julington Nurseries, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Plant growth is average, open and medium in rate with light green leaves averaging 7.5 cm x 4 cm. The peony form bloom is bright pink with light yellow anthers and light pink filaments. Size is 8.5 cm across x 5 cm deep and has 32-34 petals. It is a loose, peony form with centre petals wavy and folded, standing erect. Blooms mid-season.