Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alice Gaily'
» English Description
SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.22: White, large peony form. Vigorous, compact growth. ACS., Newsletter, 1949, vol.4, No.3, Reg. No.3: A 6 year old seedling of the ‘Queen of Hearts’, that first flowered 1946. Originated by Stanley W. Miller, El Cajon, California, USA. The plant is of compact growth with dense, medium green foliage. Buds are round and full. The incomplete double flowers, with large petaloids, are white with yellow stamens. Blooms early to mid-season. The slightly fragrant flowers are 10-12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep with 14-17 petals. The large petals are wavy with petaloids twisted and fluted amongst the stamens.