Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Lila Akel'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. saluenensis
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1986, vol.XIV, No.5, p.10, Reg. No.236: A chance seedling cross between C.reticulata and C.saluenensis, originated by Mrs Ida Berg, Whakatane, New Zealand. The 8 year old plant first flowered, 1981. It has dark green leaves, 11-12 cm long x 6-7 cm wide. The plant is upright with average density. Flowers midseason, semi-double to peony in form. Colour is dark, salmon rose, (RHS.CC.Red-Purple Group 57D) size about 15 cm across x 5 cm deep with many stamens with yellow anthers.