Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Anne Smith'
Thomasville Nursery Catalogue, 1957. Orthographic error for Anne Smith.
» English Description
SCCS, 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Bright to dark red. Medium large, semi-double. Compact, pendulous growth. Mid-season flowering. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.301, Reg. No.83: A seedling of Dr W.G. Lee Variegated and unknown pollen parent, first flowered, 1946. Originated by Mrs Joel W. Mann, Valdosta, Georgia, USA. Flower buds ovoid and deep red. Blooms are semi-double with edges of outer petals almost black, 10 cm across. David Strother stated that the name should be spelt ‘Ann Smith’. Sport: Anne Smith Variegated.