Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bill Blount'
» English Description
Cannon, 1965, ACS, The Camellia Journal, vol.20, No.3, inside back cover; American Camellia Yearbook, 1967, p.224, Reg. No.917: A 15 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958; originated by H.E. Ashby, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth, upright and rapid. The dark green leaves average 11 cm long by 6 cm wide. Flower is semi-double, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi) and is white with 3 pink stripes and golden anthers. It is up to 15 cm across and blooms mid-season. Other forms: Bill Blount Pink, Bill Blount Pink Variegated.