Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Augusta Morn'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.193, Reg. No.457: A 6 year old chance seedling, originated by O.J. Faircloth, Pensacola, Florida, USA, that first bloomed 1958. Plant is upright and dense in habit, with dark green leaves, averaging 8 cm by 4 cm. The single, carmine red flowers, 12.5 cm across and 3.8 cm deep, have 7 ruffled petals and 160 petaloids with pink filaments and yellow anthers. Flowers mid-season.