Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Amelia'
» English Description
Gerbing’s Azalea & Camellia Catalogue Supplement, 1943-1944, p.16-17: "Originating with us from seed, named for the Village of Amelia City, where is located my nursery. Opens its flowers, November through March. (Early to late). Free flowering. Growth, slow, upright, sturdy. Foliage, rounded, glossy green. A medium, coppery-red incomplete double, 8 cm in diameter." See colour plate p.17, G.G. Gerbing, Camellias, 1945. Originated in USA.