Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Pretty Penny'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.98, Reg. No.810: A 6 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1964; originated by R.W. Wilder, Fairhope, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is upright and rapid with dark green leaves, 7.5-8 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. The formal double flower is 8 cm across x 5 cm deep. Petals, shell pink at sharply pointed outer ends. Longer outside petals with each succeeding row uniformly shorter, forming a semi-cone. Blooms mid-season.