Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kathryn Bevis'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, May 1998, p.18, Reg. No.2446. A large, clear pink with darker pink to carmine rose outer petals, and light pink centre. A peony form chance seedling that flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Dr Jerome A. Hogsette, Gainesville, Fla., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1998, p.4, colour photo before p.1. The 14 year old seedling first flowered in 1989. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 5 cm deep, with 42 petals, 9 petaloids, yellow anthers and white filaments. Plant growth is upright and average with light green leaves 10.8 cm long x 5.7 cm wide.