Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Leslie Wilkes'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1978, p.132, Reg. No.1456: A large, rose, semidouble C.japonica chance seedling, early to mid-season flowering. Originated by Mrs Herman Johnson, Madison, Florida, USA. The 8 year old seedling first bloomed 1973 with 14 petals, 3 petaloids, yellow anthers, white filaments. Average size, 11 cm across x 5 cm deep. Plant growth is average with dark green leaves, 8 cm x 3.8 cm.