Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gladys Menard'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.218, Reg. No.598: A 10 years old chance C.japonica seedling which first bloomed 1957. Originated by Ernest A. Judice, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.. Plant growth is average in density, spreading, with leaves 10 cm x 4 cm, dark green. The flowers, Rhodomine Pink 537, are semi-double as in Finlandia, and 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 18 petals, some rabbit eared and 2 petaloids amongst white stamens.