Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lillian's Cherry Pie'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2979. The Camellia Journal,71(3):27 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 121 with color photo and description. This 10-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2009. It was originated by Clarence and Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida, USA and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Bloom: The medium sized 8.9cm x 4.4cm loose peony to semi-double form flower is very dark red. It has golden anthers and white filaments. This pro-fuse bloomer has consistent form with heavy petal texture. It is long lasting and falls in one piece. 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 have low serration and average 8.2cm x 4.4cm. Bloom season: Midseason.