Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Joanne Dibble'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.131, Reg. No.1177: A 6 year old hybrid cross between Elizabeth Boardman x Trewithen Pink that first bloomed 1966. Originated by Mrs M.J. Witman, Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm. The semi-double bloom is rose opal with gold anthers and white filaments, 12.5 cm across x 7 cm deep with 14 petals. Blooms early and has unusually, thick, wide petals up to 7 cm and curling upwards - the stamens form a tight tube, 5 cm long, sometimes with a few petaloids.