Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Mary Ruth Smith'
» English Description
ACS 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50, No.3, p.36, Reg. No.2334: Large size, deep pink with red veins, formal double C.japonica chance seedling. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated in USA by William H. Smith, Gainesville, Florida. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.8 with colour photo: The 9 year old seedling first flowered 1989. Average flower size is 10.5 cm across x 6 cm deep with 61 petals. Plant growth is spreading and average in rate with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 3.5 cm wide.