Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Miss Frankie'
» English Description
Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1957, p.2: Soft pink. Medium to large, peony form. Vigorous, upright growth. Mid-season blooming. Originated in USA by Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California, USA. Wylam, 1957, American Camellia Yearbook, pp.27, 28: Amongst the seedlings released by the Nuccios is Miss Frankie (#515) named, at the request of Judge Solomon, in memory of his wife. The flowers are very large, clear salmon pink, semi-double with large petals and showy, gold stamens. A vigorous, upright grower that blooms in mid-season. This variety at its best is truly spectacular. Sports: Miss Frankie Red, Miss Frankie Variegated.