Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Frank Wilson'
» Chinese Description
Dr. Frank Wilson. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept. 2013, p.26 with colour photo; Regn No.2857; Originated by Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, Ga., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.112 with colour photo; A 14 year old seedling of Edna Campbell, pollen parent not known, first flowered 2005. Registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis, Tallahassee, Fla. Small, 6.5-8.2cm diameter x 2.5cm deep flower is described as semidouble to formal double (accompanying photo shows a formal double with too many petals for a semidouble, and no description of stamens). Raspberry red with incurving petals. Upright, dense plant with average growth rate. Mid-green leaves average 7.5cm x 3.8cm, with low serration. Flowers early to midseason.