Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lafe Alewine'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.220, Reg. No.635: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959; originated by A.L. Alewine, Waycross, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is average with light green leaves, averaging 10 cm x 4 cm. The deep pink flowers, 10-12.5 cm across x 2.5 cm deep, are formal double, similar to Alba Plena. The flower has 10 rows of petals and no stamens. Early blooming.