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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'E. G. Waterhouse'
Professor E.G. Waterhouse
NCCS., 1955, Bulletin. Synonym for E.G. Waterhouse.
Abbotsbury Gardens Catalogue, 1974 as ‘Prof. Whithouse’. Orthographic error for E.G. Waterhouse.
Mark S. Cannon, Scion Catalogue, 1962, p.11. Orthographic error for E.G. Waterhouse.
Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 31 July 1990. Chinese synonym for the Australian C.x williamsii E.G. Waterhouse.
» English Description
Hazlewood, 1955, American Camellia Yearbook, p.70: One of his seedlings is a formal double pink that shows more of the characteristics of its C.japonica parent but has C.saluenensis foliage. This plant has been named for himself E.G. Waterhouse. ACRS., 1957, Camellia Annual, No.4, p.7, Reg No.22: A C.x williamsii hybrid raised by E.G. Waterhouse in 1946. Flower formal double with many rows of petals, beautifully imbricated. Colour Fuchsine pink, RHS.621/2. Foliage malt green and closer to japonica than saluenensis. Mid-season to late flowering. This cultivar won the “Edward H. Metcalf Award” for 1962 and the “National Camellia Hall of Fame Award” in 1978. See colour plates p.50, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias and on front cover ACRS, 1976, Camellia News, No.62. Orthographic error: ‘W.G. Waterhouse’. A variegated form is named E.G. Waterhouse Variegated. Chinese synonym: ‘Wotehaosi’.