Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lee Baby'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1975, p.238, Reg. No.1361: A 12 year old chance japonica seedling, that first bloomed 1960; originated by Dr & Mrs H.G. Mealing, North Augusta, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 8 cm x 3.8 cm. The rose form double type blooms is light pink, deep in the centre, yellow anthers, white filaments, 32 petals. Average size is 5.5 cm across by 5.0 cm deep. Colour of bloom is RHS.CC.625/1 phlox-pink. It opens into a fairly flat flower, showing stamens. Blooms mid-season to late.