Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gertrude Cirlot'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1969, p.161, Reg. No.1052: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1964; originated by J.M. Cirlot, Moss Point, Mississipi, USA. Plant growth is average with thick, dark green leaves, 8 cm x 5 cm. The peony form flower, similar to Debutante, is 12 cm across x 5.5 cm deep with three back rows of large petals and a trumpet shaped rosette of many petals. Wine red. Early flowering. For a different form see Gertrude Cirlot Variegated.