Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alabama Dawn'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.82, Reg. No. 815: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958, when 6 years old. Originated by Robert W. Wilder, Fairhope, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is vigorous, upright, open and rapid with dark green leaves, averaging 10 cm x 5 cm. The anemone form flower is 10 cm across by 7.5 cm deep, red coloured with yellow anthers and white filaments. A red anemone with a small group of stamens in the centre, surrounding taller, light red petaloids, which are surrounded by a row of shorter, red and white striped petaloids, encircled by a row of shorter stamens then 2 rows of fluffy petals. Mid-season blooming.