Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Ruthie K'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1975, p.241, Reg. No.1357: A 7 year old hybrid with reticulata parentage (Buddha x unknown) that first bloomed 1969; originated by Howard Foust, El Toro, California, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium and open with dark green leaves, 8 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. The semi-double bloom is vivid rose-pink with yellow anthers and filaments and 17-20 petals. Average size, 15 cm across x 10 cm deep. Blooms midseason.