Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Imp'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.234, Reg. No.1309: A 10 year old chance C.japonica seedling that first bloomed 1969. Originated in USA by Mrs Ferol Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana. Plant growth is upright, open and medium in rate, with dark green leaves, 7.5 cm x 1.8 cm. The formal double type blooms are dark pink with 55 petals. Average size, 6 cm across x 1.8 deep. Blooms mid-season.