Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lila S. Roberts'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2928. The Camellia Journal,2014, 69(4):28 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2014, p. 139 with color photo and description. This 8-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2010. It was originated by Lawrence and Lila Roberts and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida. Bloom: The medium sized 8.3cm x 4.5cm rose form double to formal double form flower is light pink with darker pink stripes and flecks. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. It is a profuse bloomer with long lasting blooms and consistent form. Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves average 9.6cm x 4.5cm with low serration. Bloom season: Midseason.