Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bride's Bouquet'
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for Bride’s Bouquet.
» English Description
SCCS, Bulletin, Vol.6, No.4, June 1950. SCCS, 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: White, large, semi-double to anemone form double, 12.5-13 cm across. The petals, notched and twisted, curve towards the centre. The few stamens intermingle with the centre petaloids. Filaments cream-white, anthers golden-yellow. Leaves are oval, dark green, 9.5 cm long x 4.5 cm wide on the average. Medium, open growth with slender stems. Originated by Harvey F. Short, Ramona, California, USA from seed of ‘Lotus’, (Gauntlettii) male parent unknown. Received the “Margarete Hertrich Award” 1951. See p.47, black and white photo, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Garden, Vol.III. Orthographic errors: ‘Bride’s Boque’, ‘Bride’s Boquet’.