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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Tama Loch Laurel'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2962. The Camellia Journal,71(1):30 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 113 with color photo and description. This 9-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of ‘Tama Electra’ first bloomed in 2010, originated, registered and propagated by Mark Crawford of Valdosta, Georgia, USA. Bloom: Flowers loose peony to semi-double form, medium sized 8.9cm - 10.1cm x 5.1cm (treated 11.4cm x 5.1cm) , Petals red with a white border around the petals. Filaments white, while anthers yellow. This long lasting profuse bloomer has heavy petal texture with consistent form and falls in one piece. The petals in the center of the bloom are narrow and similar to petaloid. Leaf: The medium green leaves have medium serration and average 10.8cm x 5.7cm. Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Bloom in midseason.