Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Athena'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1958, p.285, Reg.No.327: A 9 year old chance seedling, originated by Julington Nurseries, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The medium sized, glossy, mid-green leaves are long and oval. The incomplete double flowers, 9-10 cm across, have 3 rows of slightly wavy petals, surrounding a few small, petaloids interspersed with light stamens. The colour of the flower is white, with scattered deep rose pink markings. Flowers are fragrant and open mid-season to late.