Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Lucy Turner'
Turner Number 23
River View Nurseries Catalogue, 1957-1958, p.12 as ‘Turner No.23’. Synonym for Lucy Turner.
» English Description
Stowe, 1951, American Camellia Yearbook, p.281: “The Lucy Turner named for Mr Turner’s Daughter, will be much sought after. It is an irregular double white, measuring 10 cm across x 8 cm high. Blooms early to mid-season.” Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium to large, white with pink variegation, irregular double (peony form) 8-10 cm across x 5 cm deep. The colour is white with a pale pink tint and a rare pink stripe on some petals. The petals are round and 3.8 cm in diameter. The few stamens are hidden by the petals, filaments and anthers white. Bud round and light green. Leaves mid-green, broadly oval to round, 8 cm x 5.5 cm. The apex is short, base tapered, veins ridged, serrations shallow and average. Originated in USA by Turner, Pensacola, Florida. First bloomed 1949. Reg. No.201 with ACS, 1954. (Turner seedling No.33)