Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gladys Darling'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1973, p.191, Reg. No.1237: A 9 year old chance japonica seedling that first bloomed 1968; originated by Joseph H. Morton, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, average with light green leaves, 11 cm x 5.5 cm. The semi-double ‘Herme’ (Hikarugenji) type bloom is rose red with white spots, yellow anthers, cream filaments. It has 33 petals and 4 rabbit ears and measure 11 cm across x 6 cm deep. Early blooming.