Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lou Atkins'
» English Description
ACS 1993, American Camellia Yearbook, p.69, colour photo pp.70-71. A large, pale pink, loose peony C.japonica chance seedling; blooms early to mid-season. Originated by by E.P. Akin, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. The 8 year old seedling first flowered 1987. Average bloom size, 11 cm across x 3.7 cm deep with 30 petals, 30 petaloids and yellow anthers. Plant growth is average and medium with dark green leaves 7.5 cm long x 5 cm wide.