Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lillie S. Adams'
» English Description
Belle Fontaine Nursery, 1964, ACS, The Camellia Journal, vol.19, No.4, p.19. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.239, Reg. No.764: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959. Originated by Nick J. Adams, Albany, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is strong, upright and dense with dark green leaves, 10 cm x 6 cm. The semi-double to peony flower is rose-pink to lighter rose-pink with yellow anthers and white filaments. The blooms are 12.5-13 cm across x 6 cm deep with 29 petals and 8 petaloids. Blooms mid-season.