Chosen by Armando de Castro Oliveira
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lena Jackson'
» English Description
New Camellia Varieties, 1949, American Camellia Yearbook, p.247: This seedling appeared amongst seed from Tokayama, Japan, planted in 1936. It was acquired by Ingleside Nurseries, Georgia, USA in 1943 and first bloomed 1944. It opens like a tight, blush-pink rose-bud, finally opening fully to show stamens. Fully open it measures 10-12 cm across. Blooms mid-season. The plant is a bushy, upright, vigorous grower. Leaves are long, narrow, serrated and very dark green. Registration No.31 with the ACS.