Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Grover C. Chester'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.99, Reg. No.1693: A large, medium pink semi-double to peony form C.japonica chance seedling, that blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Grover C. Chester, Augusta, Georgia, USA. The 15 years old seedling first bloomed 1970. Average flower size, 10 cm wide x 7.5 cm deep with 15 petals, 2 petaloids, yellow anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright, spreading and dense and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 11 cm x 6 cm.