Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ida King'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.47, Reg. No.1134: A 10 year old chance seedling C.japonica that first bloomed 1963. Originated by E.J. Prevatt, Bonneau, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is spreading and rapid in rate with 7.5 cm x 5.5 cm, light green leaves. The semi-double flower is blush colour, 13-15 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 21-23 petals and several petaloids and white anthers. Blooms mid-season. There is a large mass of stamens intermingled with the petaloids.