Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charlotte Bradford'
Charlotte Bradford (Light)
Mark S. Cannon Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.2. A virus variegated form of Thelma Dale. It is not considered sufficiently different to Charlotte Bradford to warrant valid status. Synonym for Charlotte Bradford.
Wheelers Central Georgia Nursery Catalogue, 1954-1955, p.6. Orthographic error for Charlotte Bradford.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1950, p.148 as “pink and white”. SCCS., 1950, The Camellia Its Culture and Nomenclature: “Sport of Mrs Baldwin Wood. Phlox pink variegated white in varying degrees.” Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, pink variegated, incomplete double, 11 cm across by 5 cm deep. The colour is phlox-pink with white spots or blotches. Petals are fluted. Central petals are golden in colour. Leaves are dark green, oval, 7 cm x 4.5 cm, with thick texture and coarse serrations. Plant habit, upright with loose, open growth. Orthographic error: ‘Charolette Bradford’. Originated by Bradford’s Wayside Nursery, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA, from a sport on Thelma Dale, which is itself a pink sport of Mrs Baldwin Wood. Synonym: ‘Carlotte Bradford (Light). See black and white photos, p.71, Hertrich, 1957, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II and p.95, Sharp, 1957, Camellias Illustrated.