Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Frank Cato'
Fisher, 1957, Camellian, vol.VIII, No.4, back page. Abbreviation for Dr Frank Cato.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1949, p.243: A seedling of unknown parentage; originated by S.J. Katz, Louisiana, USA and first bloomed 1947. The flower is 11 cm across of light rose colour, loose peony form with short stamens. Blooms mid-season. Hardy, bushy and compact with mid-green leaves, broad, pointed and average, shallow serration, 5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. Abbreviation: ‘Dr Cato’. Registration No.58 with the ACS, 1954, American Camellia Yearbook. Sport: Dr Frank Cato Variegated.