Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Anacostia'
» English Description
Anacostia. (C. japonica) ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2010, p.29 with colour photo, Regn 2808. Originated by Sylvester March, Washington DC, USA, registered by Margaret Pooler, Washington DC. ACS, Yearbook 2010, p.72 with colour photo. 43 year old plant first bloomed in 1970. A cross of an undetermined white C.japonica selection x ‘Variety Z’ (Z). Propagated by Chris Carley, Washington DC. Plant habit is upright, with average growth. Dark green leaves average 10 cm x 4.5 cm. Medium size flower is 10 cm diameter x 2.5 cm height, semidouble, medium pink (RHSCC 55A) with yellow anthers and ivory filaments. Heavy petal texture. Flowers early to midseason.