Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Agnew Hilsman'
Dr Agnue Hilsman
Feray’s Fine Flowers Catalogue 1960. Orthographic error for Dr Agnew Hilsman.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1956, p.61, Reg. No.272: A 7 year old chance seedling; originated by Dr P.L. Hilsman, Albany Georgia, USA that first flowered 1953. Plant growth is open, upright, rapid and compact with dark green leaves, 10 cm x 4 cm, ovateelliptic, tapered at base, acuminate apex and heavily veined. Flowers are 10-12 cm across and up to 8 cm deep, semi-double to incomplete double, with fascicles of stamens between petals and petaloids. There are about 30 petals, 5 cm long, wavy and crinkled. The colour is white, suffused blush pink, variegated with streaks, blotched and dots of neyron rose and turkey red. The plant sports both neyron rose and red blooms. Flowers mid-season to late. Orthographic error: ‘Dr Agnue Hilsman’.