Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Art Howard'
» English Description
Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.10, black and white photo, p.13: Flower: Incomplete double; Camellia Rose, 622-622/1, fully expanded, 11 cm across by 6 cm deep. Buds globular. Petals: about 15 guard, strongly undulate and channelled, up to 4.5 cm long by 4 cm wide, rounded apices, entire margins, short hefts. Centre of flower: Many folded petals with petaloids of various sizes, intermixed with fascicles of stamens with white filaments having a pink overtone, to 3 cm long, small golden yellow anthers. Leaves, slightly obovate, curved and cupped, dark, dull green, coarsely serrate, apices, short to long pointed, venation light. Habit, upright, open, spreading, fast growing, free flowering. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated by Fred Bergstrom, Pasadena, California, USA.