Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Laura Neill'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.169, A very large, red to rose-red, semidouble C.japonica chance seedling, blooms early to mid-season. Originated by D.V. Neill, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. The 15 year old seedling first bloomed 1969. Average flower size 14 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 30 petals, 20 petaloids and yellow anthers. The flower has a high centre. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 8-10 cm long x 5-6 cm wide.