Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Barbara Colbert'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1969, p.159, Reg. No.1063: A 9 year old seedling of Wildwood and Jessie Katz that first bloomed 1964; originated by Ralph E. May, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, average and rapid in rate, with dark green leaves 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm. The semi-double flower, similar to Frizzle White, is 11.5 cm across and 8.5 cm deep. Clear pink with few stamens, having yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms early to midseason. For colour photo see front cover, ACS, 1969, The Camellia Journal, Vol.24, No.1. Sports: Barbara Colbert Variegated, Barbara Colbert Silver.