Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Marilyn Maphis'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Mar. 2007, p.29 with colour photo; Reg. No. 2700. A cross between the C.reticulata hybrids Lilette Witman x Hulyn Smith, first flowered 1990. Originated by Jack Mandarich, Garner, N.C., USA, and propagated by Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, Ga. The 17 cm diameter, pink, semidouble flower is highly frosted, and has golden anthers and white filaments Heavy petal texture and fluorescence or sheen. Plant is upright and open, with vigorous growth. Flowers mid-season. American Camellia Yearbook, 2007, p.70 with colour photo.