Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Opal Hearne'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.168, Reg. No.1091: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1967; originated by Hollis Hearne, Rushton, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and average with large, dark green leaves. The loose, peony form flower is oriental red with yellow stamens, 13 cm across x 7 cm deep with 38 petals and 49 petaloids. Early blooming.