Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Leah Homeyer'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.235, Reg. No.1330: A 9 year old C.japonica (Lady Macon x Tomorrow) that first bloomed 1970; originated by Dr W.F. Homeyer Jr., Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading and rapid in rate with light and dark green leaves, 9-10 cm long x 5.0-5.5 cm wide. The semi-double to loose, peony form bloom is rose madder, 23-2. Average size, 14-15 cm across x 6-8 cm deep with white filaments and anthers. Blooms mid-season. See colour pl. No.98, p.53, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978.