Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Irene's Pride'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.213, Reg. No.1423: A very large, three shades of pink, peony form. A 5 year old chance seedling C.japonica that first bloomed 1975. Originated by Gordon R. Blanten, Summerville, South Carolina, USA. The peony form bloom has 36 petals, yellow anthers and scattered yellow filments. Average size, 13 cm wide x 6 cm deep. Blooms mid-season. Plant growth is upright, average and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 9-10 cm long x 1.8 cm wide.