Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Kelly's Eye'
» English Description
ACRS., Dec.1990, Camellia News, No.115, p.11, Reg. No.394: Originated by Keith Abbott, West Riverton Drive, Rossmoyne, West Australia. A chance seedling that first flowered 1984. Informal to rose form double flowers of 20 petals are a light maroon red on the inner sections of the petals, shading to a deep maroon red on the outer edges, RHS.CC.74C-58A, 5 cm across x 3 cm deep. Blooms midseason on an upright, dense, vigorous plant. Leaves deep green, matt, elliptic, keeled, serrulate, pointed apex, 5 cm x 2 cm. Petals fluted and flat with few anthers.