Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Keren Frances'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
NZCS Camellia Bulletin, No.169, July 2010, p.12 with colour photo. Regn No.489. Chance seedling that first flowered in 2005. Plant is of average spread, dense, and medium growth rate. Large, dark green leaves are 13 cm x 8 cm. Flower is a tight peony form, 12.5 cm diameter x 8 cm deep, with about 35 petals and 0-5 petaloids. Colour is rose pink (RHSCC 53C). Some stamens interspersed with the petals, filaments yellow with pink base, and anthers yellow. Flowers early to midseason. Originated by Neil W.J. Ingram, New Plymouth, NZ.