Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Our Kerry'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.171, Reg. No.1646: A very large, deep pink, semi-double C.reticulata (Crimson Robe’ [Dataohong] x Jean Pursel). Blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 6 year old seedling first bloomed 1979. Average flower size 15 cm across x 8 cm deep with 10-15 petals, yellow anthers and pinkish filaments. Petals are veined deep red with heavy texture. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid with dark green, heavy-leathery, deep veined leaves, 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm. See colour photo, front cover, ACS., 1983, The Camellia Journal, vol.38, No.1.