Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Our Granddaughters'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, Autumn 2005, No.167, p.17, colour photo p.19, Reg. No.559. Originated by Colleen Sherrington, Balwyn North, Vic, Australia. A cross between a wild form of C.reticulata as seed parent x an unnamed seedling (Suzanne Withers x C.nitidissima) as pollen parent. First flowered in 2000. A raspberry pink, semi-double flower of 17-20 petals shading to a deeper colour on the petal edges (RHS.CC.57D to 57B), and 15 cm diameter x 7.5 cm deep. Flowers freely over a long season on an open growing, upright plant. Leaves dark green, glossy, ovate, acute base, mucronate apex, serrate margins, 10 cm long x 7 cm wide. Glowing unusual colour, robust petal and long-lasting flower.