Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Edgewood'
» English Description
Sewell, 1956, American Camellia Yearbook, p.52: “The best seedling I have been able to develop has been named Edgewood. Its flower closely resembles a solid pink ‘Herme’ (Hikarugenji), even to having some perfume though it grows more like its seed parent Reverent John G. Drayton.” However, in 1986, Sewell registered an apparently different seedling as Edgewood; American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.129, Reg. No.1007: An 8 year old chance seedling of Lady Mary Cromartie that first bloowed in 1963; originated by John and Stella Sewell, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The semi-double flower in 12.5 cm across and 6 cm deep with numerous petals. Soft rose-pink, (Near Neyron Rose 623/1) with yellow anthers and nearly white filaments. Blooms mid-season.