Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Irene Coker'
Ferays Fine Flowers Catalogue, 1960. Orthographic error for Irene Coker.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1955, p.338, Reg. No.246: A 10 year old seedling, originated by B.F. Coker, Pensacola, Florida, USA. First flowered 1951. Plant growth average and compact. The 8.5 cm x 3.8 cm, dark green leaves are elliptical, cuspidate and slightly serrate. The complete double, incompletely imbricated flowers are similar to 'Mathotiana' (Julia Drayton) and vary from 10-13 cm wide with 40-50 petals. The flowers are white, lightly striped medium pink with an occasional solid pink flower. Blooms early to mid-season. Orthographic error: ‘Irene Cooker’. Sport: Irene Coker Pink.