Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. W. H. Mclntosh'
SCCS., 1955, The Camellia Review. Abbreviation for Dr W.H. McIntosh.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1955, p.336, Reg. No.217: A 7 year old seedling of White Empress; originated by Charles L. Chiles, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA that first flowered 1950. Plant growth is open, pendulous and rapid in rate. Flowers are 10-11 cm across, semi-double, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi) with 17 petals. The colour is rose red with a purplish tinge on the margins. Flowers early. Sport: Dr W.H. Mclntosh Variegated.