Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Quattlebaum'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.195, Reg. No.495: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1955; originated by S.D. Coleman Nurseries, Fort Gaines, Georgia, USA. Leaves dark green, 10 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flowers are Turkey red or Oriental red in colour, 12.5 cm across x 5.5 cm deep with 27 petals and regular stamens. Flowers mid-season to late. See colour plate front cover, 1967, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.V, No.2. There is also a variegated form.