4th April 2019
An old Japanese cultivar, it was re-named 'Lady Clare' when imported into Europe. It is still widely circulated under both names.
Mine shows no sign of the white marks on the petals that are part of the earliest descriptions. It is also rather more extravagantly doubled
than I was expecting.
International Camellia Society online Camellia register, https://internationalcamellia.org