Chosen by Pat Short
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Thalia Hamilton'
Meaning：Named for the mother of the co-registrant, David and Elizabeth Chan (née Hamilton)
» English Description
Thalia Hamilton (C.japonica) European Reg. No. 149. Chance seedling established in 2011, first bloomed 2018. Grown by Patricia Short, London, U.K., and registered by David and Elizabeth Chan (née Hamilton), Kingston-on-Thames, U.K. Named for the mother of the co-registrant. Plant is upright and spreading, with rapid growth. Buds are elongated, and deep pink (RHS 58A group). The medium-size flat semi-double flowers are pink (RHS 58D) with deeper venation and occasional streaks. Stamens are columnar; anthers and filaments yellow. Leaves are lanceolate, medium-size, dark green and flat.
Blooming Season： United Kingdom