Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Patricia Mealing'
» English Description
ACS., 1949, News Letter, vol.4, No.3, Reg. No.7: Large, orchid pink, varying in form from semi-double to peony to anemone incomplete double, 10-12.5 cm. across. The petals shade from darker base to lighter tips. Leaves are medium green, acuminate; growth is compact. Blooms early to mid-season. Originated in USA by Dr & Mrs H.G. Mealing, Augusta, Georgia from chance seed. First bloomed 1945. See illustration, p.127, American Camellia Yearbook, 1950.