Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'David Ratcliff Variegated'
» English Description
ACS, Aug. 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50, No.3, p.36, Reg. No.2327 as ‘David Ratcliff Var’: Large size, bright red with white markings, loose peony form, chance seedling. Blooms early to mid-season. Originated in USA by Jack Ratcliff, Tifton, Georgia. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.4 with colour photo: the 15 year old seedling first bloomed 1982. Average flower size is 11.5 cm across x 7 cm deep, with yellow anthers and creamy yellow filaments. Plant growth is upright and average in rate with dark green leaves 7.5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide.