Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lila Fretwell'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.94, Reg. No.846: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958. Originated by Mrs R.E. Brownlee, Anderson, South Carolina, USA. The leaves are dark green, 7.5 cm x 4.5 cm average and plant growth average. The semidouble flower, 9-10 cm across x 2 cm deep, is deep pink shading to white in the centre, with 11 petals. Blooms early.