Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Margaret Vickery'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
SCCS., 1990, Camellia Nomenclature, p.129: Deep to blush pink. Large size, semi-double to peony form. Vigorous, open, upright growth. Blooms mid-season. (Retic. hybrid Pink Sparkle x Jean Pursel). Originated by Walter Homeyer Jr, Macon, Georgia, USA. ACS., Nov.1989, The Camellia Journal, vol.44, No.4, p.17, Reg. No.2169. American Camellia Yearbook, 1989, p.124: The 11 year old seedling first bloomed 1981. Average flower size, 15 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 18 wide, curled and fluted petals and 3-5 compound, curled and rabbit-eared inner petals and white anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid with light green leaves, 11 cm x 6 cm.