Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'October Delight'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.168, Reg. No.1098: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1962; originated by G.C. Comstock, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Plant growth is upright, compact and medium with average size, dark green leaves. The peony form, ‘Daikagura’ type, bloom is Neyron Rose (RHS. HCC. 623) with yellow anthers and ivory filaments. It measures 11-12 cm across x 7-7.5 cm deep with 15-18 petals and 25 petaloids. Flowers early. SCCS., Camellia Nomenclature, 1974 says see Marie Bracey. Sport: October Delight Variegated.