Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lucy Rooney'
Turner Number 17
River View Nurseries Catalogue, 1957-1958, p.11 as ‘Turner No.17’. Synonym for Lucy Rooney.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.321, Reg. No.199: A 10 year old chance seedling, originated by Filo H. Turner, Pensacola, Florida, USA. First flowered 1951. Plant growth is open and slow with dark green leaves, oval, tapering acute and slightly serrate. Flower, incomplete double with mixed petaloids, similar to Nobilissima, 10-12 cm across. Colour creamy white, peppered and streaked Tyrian pink, appearing almost light pink. Flowers mid-season. (Turner’s No.17)