Camellia reticulata 'Our Grandaughters'
Wild form of C.reticulata as seed parent x an unnamed seedling ('Suzanne Withers' x C.nitidissima) as pollen parent.
Originated by Colleen Sherrington, Balwyn North, Vic, Australia.
Open growing, upright plant.
Flowers: semi- double of 17-20 petals, raspberry pink shading to a deeper colour on the petal edges; 15cm diameter x 7.5cm deep.
Leaves: 10cm x 7cm, dark green, glossy, ovate, acute base, mucronate apex, serrate margins.
Glowing unusual colour, robust petal and long-lasting flower.
Location: SE Queensland, Australia
Photo: Roy Bilbie