Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Miss Lu-Ann'
Miss Lu-Ann Variegated
Gentry, 1972. ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.27, No.4 as ‘Miss Lu-Ann Var’. Synonym for Miss Lu-Ann.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.48, Reg. No.1128: A chance seedling that first bloomed 1960; originated in USA by Dennis Videll, Memphis, Tennessee. Plant growth is vigorous. open and upright with dark green leaves, 11 cm long x 6 cm wide. The flower is 14.5 cm. across x 7 cm. deep, heavy petalled, semi-double, colour clear coral red and variegated by grafting, with 34-36 wavy petals that stand apart and 4 erect inner ones. It has a circle of 120-130 stamens with pink filaments and golden anthers. Inside this circle is a cluster of 4-6 large and 6-8 smaller petaloids, which are twisted and notched and extend above the stamens. Blooms mid-season. Synonym: ‘Miss Lu-Ann Variegated’.