Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hope Griffin'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 1998, p.25, Reg. No.2484. A large to very large, ivory white, semi-double to anemone sport of Nuccio’s Pink Lace. Originated by George and Jane Griffin, Nashville, Tenn., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1998, p.3, colour photo before p.1. The sport was first observed in 1992, and has flowered true on propogation for 5 years. Average flower size is 12.7-14 cm across x 7.5-9 cm deep, with 18-20 petals, 2-4 petaloids, golden anthers and yellow-green filaments. Plant growth is upright and average, with dark green leaves 6.5-12.7 cm long x 5-5.7 cm wide.