Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Autumn Surprise'
» English Description
Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1966; American Camellia Yearbook, 1967, p.223, Reg. No.933: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959; originated by A. Rester, Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA. Growth habit is upright and it grows well for espalier work. The leaves are light green, variegated with gold or white flecks and average 2.5 cm x 1.3 cm. The semi-double to peony form flowers are 3.9 cm across by 3.2 cm deep. A delicate pink with yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms early.