Dream Castle

Camellia x reticulata 'Dream Castle'
C.reticulata 'Dataohong' x C.japonica 'Coronation'
Nuccio's Nurseries, California, 1972
Upright and vigorous habit.
Flowers: 12-14cm, semi-double, to loose peony-form, broad outer petals, fluted inner ones, mid pink with silver sheen.
Mid to late.
Foliage: glossier and broader than most reticulata hybrids, favouring its japonica parent.

Location: Caerhays
Photo: George Hargreaves