Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Strawberry Cream'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov 1999, p.19, Reg. No.2512. A light blush pink, semi-double to rose form chance seedling. Heavy petal texture, sometimes crinkled. American Camellia Yearbook, 1999, p.6, colour photo before p.1. Originated by Tom Dodd, Semmes, Ala., USA. The 12 year old seedling first flowered 1987. Average flower size is 12 cm across x 2.5 cm deep, with 24 large petals, 4-6 petaloids, yellow anthers and filaments. Flowers mid-season to late. Flowers have darker edges and heavy petal texture with sheen. Plant growth is upright, spreading and vigorous with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 5.7 cm wide.