Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gladys Pinkerton'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.89, Reg. No.868: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1962. Originated by Jim Pinkerton, Columbia, South Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with 7.5 cm x 3.2 cm dark green leaves. The semi-double to peony form flower is highly variable. Size, 12.5-13.5 cm across x 6 cm deep with 40-50 petals and 5-130 petaloids. Its colour is red with golden anthers and white filaments and has a red pistil. Blooms mid-season. See colour pl.è9, p.42, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978. Sport: Gladys Pinkerton Variegated.