Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Pop Homeyer'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. granthamiana
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.110, Reg. No.1505: A very large, deep rose with white and pink radial stripes in centre; semi-double to anemone to peony to rose form double. A cross of C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) x C.granthamiana, early to late flowering. Originated by Dr W.F. Homeyer, Macon, Georgia, USA. The 13 year old seedling first bloomed 1968. Flower has 15-17 petals, 1-2 petaloids occasionally, white anthers and whitish pink filaments. Size 13-17 cm across x 4-5 cm deep. Growth is upright, spreading and rapid with dark green leaves, 11 cm x 7.5 cm. Sport: Pop Homeyer Variegated.