Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Edna Bass'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1992, p.33, Reg. No.2248: Originated by Dr W.F. Homeyer Jr, Macon, Georgia, USA. Very large, deep red, semi-double to peony form. A seedling of Steve Blount x Pirates Gold. The 14 year old seedling first flowered 1984. Average flower size is 13 cm across x 6 cm deep with 40+ petals, 10-20 petaloids, white anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright, open and medium in rate with dark green leaves 11 cm long x 5.5 cm wide. Colour photo between pp.40-41.