Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. Tinsley'
Catalogue Descriptif des Pépinières de Kerisnel, 1995, p.29. Orthographic variant for Dr. Tinsley.
Harn, 1953, American Camellia Yearbook, p.269. Orthographic variant for Dr Tinsley.
Gao,Jiyin, Ltr, 30 July 1990. Chinese synonym for USA C.japonica Dr. Tinsley.
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Synonym for Dr. Tinsley.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1949, p.244: The variety Dr Tinsley, ‘Tinsley 71’, ‘Tinsley 7-11’, was purchased as a small plant from Heyman’s Nursery, Lafayette, Lousiana, USA in 1940. It is thought to have come from McIlhenny’s Jungle Gardens. It first bloomed 1944. Heyman’s Nursery obtained the propagating right and sold it as Dr Tinsley. The variety blooms freely in mid-season. This incomplete double variety has a white ground colour with a pink blush, becoming progressively deeper towards the petal edges. Stamens have white filaments and yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright and compact. Colour plates in Garden Plants in Colour sec.59:4, 1957, Skinner, ed. on p.81 and Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.81; Front cover, ACS, 1973, The Camellia Journal, vol.28, No.2. It is Reg. No.39, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954. Synonyms: ‘Tinsley’, ‘Tinsley 71’, ‘Tinsley 7-11’. Orthographic variant: ‘Doctor Tinsley’. Chinese synonym: ‘Tingsili Boshi’. Sport: Dr Tinsley Supreme.