Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hyacinth Thurman'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1969, p.162, Reg. No.1021: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1965. Originated by John E. Thurman, Covington, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is vigorous, open and medium in density with dark green leaves, 11 cm x 7 cm. and acuminate apex. The semi-double flower, similar to Tomorrow, is 12.5-13 cm across and 8.5 cm deep, with 37 large, wavy petals, 12 fluted petals and numerous petaloids, occasionally fimbriated. Vibrant pink with yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms midseason.