Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Candlelight'
Stewart’s Florists & Nursery Catalogue, 1964, p.1. Orthographic variant for Candlelight.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.219, Reg No.588: A 9 year old chance seedling, first bloomed 1959; originated by Dr Gilbert E. Fisher, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is upright, of average density and rapid in rate. The leaves average 13 cm long and 5 cm wide, are dark green with some variegation. The flowers are white with yellow stamens and have more than 25 petals and 5-6 petaloids. Blooms mid-season. According to SCCS, Camellia Nomenclature,1966, this name is a synonym for Angel, however the original descriptions are different. Orthographic variant: ‘Candle Light’.