Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Meriam Lewis'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.96, Reg. No.828: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1959. Originated by F.C. Lewis Nursery, Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The semi-double, Frizzle White type, flower is 10-12 cm. across x 5 cm. deep with 14-20 petals. The colour is pink - a darker shade than Monte Carlo, with yellow stamens. Blooms early to midseason. Sport: Meriam Lewis Variegated.