Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Keith Ballard'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 5th August 1992. Chinese synonym for the Australian C.hybrid Keith Ballard.
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1992, No.123, p.4, Reg. No.406: Originated by Dr R.M. Withers, Donvale, Victoria, Australia. A seedling of C.japonica Mrs Bertha A. Harms x (C.reticulata x C.x williamsii Suzanne Withers) that first flowered 1986. Plants are upright and open in growth with flowers larger than Suzanne Withers and more petals, 24 per flower, incomplete double to rose form. Colour light pink (RHS.CC.56A), 12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep. Flowers mid-season to late. Rapid growth and free flowering. Petals slightly notched and creped. Filaments columnar.