Pale pink and rather dwarf, but as it gets older it becomes a little less gummed up with pinkness and starts to spread out a bit.
8th April 2007
29th March 2009
11th March 2012
16th April 2016
19th March 2016
A popular, floriferous and moderately compact cultivar raised at Borde Hill from a cross between C. saluenensis and 'Donckelaeri'
The International Camellia Register says:
"The large, rounded flowers are a lovely shade of pink. Exhibited by Col. Stephenson R. Clarke, C.B. Borde Hill, Sussex, England.
The bloom is pale orchid pink, flushed and veined Red-Purple Group 64D, large semi-double. Vigorous, compact growth. Flowers mid-season."
Received an Award of Merit when exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society in 1941.
International Camellia Society online Camellia register, https://internationalcamellia.org