Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Phillip Lennard'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, July 1992, Issue No.112, vol.XVII, No.5, p.38, Reg. No.320: Originated by T. Lennard, Te Puke, New Zealand from a cross between the C.reticulata hybrids Flower Girl and Nuccio’s Ruby. It has spreading, open growth of medium rate and bears light green leaves 7 cm long x 3 cm wide. The loose peony form flower is 12 cm across x 7 cm deep with 28 petals and 10 petaloids. Its colour is deep red, and has stamens with yellow pollen and cream filaments. It blooms earlier than Flower Girl and retains some of the colour of Nuccio’s Ruby.