Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Orchid'
Lavender Queen (2)
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Synonym for Orchid.
» English Description
Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1949-1950, p.30: Medium to large, lavender-pink, single. 9 cm across with 6 petals, tips indented. Stamen cluster up to 2.5 cm in diameter. Upright, compact growth. Early flowering. Originated by Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Georgia, USA from seed of an unknown parent. First listed in Fruitand’s catalogue of 1948-1949 as ‘Lavender Queen’, but, as this name had previously been used, it was changed to Orchid in their following catalogue.