Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Early Bird'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1962, p.217, Reg. No.648: A 17 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1951. Originated by Wheelers Nursery, Macon, Geogia, USA. The semi-double flowers are 11 cm across and 3 cm deep and medium pink - similar in formation, colour and size to Christine Lee. The flower has 16 petals and blooms early. Sport: Early Bird Variegated.