Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Augusta Wilson'
Gerbing, G.G., 1945, Camellias, p.20. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
Augusta Evans Wilson
Kiyono Catalogue,1940-1941. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
Kiyono Nursery Catalogue, 1939-1940. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
Mrs A.E. Wilson
Dodd Nursery Catalogue, 1943-1944. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
Mrs Augusta Wilson
Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.5. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
Steffek, 1949, Plant Buyer’s Guide, ed.5, p.51. Synonym for Augusta Wilson.
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» English Description
Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1938: "It is our great pleasure to have named this variety Augusta Wilson in memory of a famous writer of Mobile, Alabama. She was very fond of this variety and planted it in the garden of her home in Ashland Place, many years ago. The flower is very double and peony type, 9-10 cm in diameter. It is a soft pink, some flowers are marked with faint white spots. Leaves are large, thick and roundish, dark green, acuminate, coarsely serrate, 10 cm x 5 cm. Plant habit, upright and fast growing. Early blooming. Synonyms: ‘Ashland Pink’, ‘St. Elmo’, ‘Cabbage Head’, ‘Augusta Evans Wilson’, ‘Mrs Augusta Wilson’, ‘Mrs A.E. Wilson’. See p.55, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I for black and white photo and a colour plate, p.21 in Camellias by G.G. Gerbing.