Camellia 'Black Lace'

(C. ×williamsii 'Donation' × C. reticulata 'Crimson Robe')

Flowers about 11 cm wide, formal double, dark red with a silvery sheen with 130–140 petals with black edging.

Raised as a seedling cross by L.W. Ruffin, Mississippi, USA and first bloomed in 1965.

Introduced c. 1971.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Theaceae
genus        Camellia L.