Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. William Beckman'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1969, p.160, Reg. No.1047: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1961; originated by H.W. Johnson, Mt. Pleasant, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, dense and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. The semi-double flower is 12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep with 14 petals. Rose red with darker veins, yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms early to mid-season.