Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kerlerec'
Feray’s Fine Flowers, 1960. Orthographic error for Kerlerec.
Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.6. Orthographic error for Kerlerec.
» English Description
ACS., News Letter, July 1949, vol.4, No.3, Reg. No.14: Large, clear medium pink, incomplete double, 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 3 rows of large petals with reflexed tips. A few large petals are interspersed with a large bunch of petaloids. Leaves mid-green, ovate, stiff, 10 cm x 5 cm, venation prominent. margins shallowly serrate, apex acuminate. Plant habit is hardy, vigorous and spreading. A seedling that originated at Jungle Gardens, Avery Island, Louisiana, USA that first flowered 1946. Orthographic errors: ‘Keleric’ ‘Kerelec”. Sport: Kerlerec Variegated.