Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'B. C. Goodman'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.302, Reg. No.150: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1950; originated by B.C. Goodman, Florida, USA. Plant growth is open and rapid; leaves, dark green, lightly serrated, slightly cupped, smooth, elliptical; apex acute. Flower buds, round. Incomplete double flower with mixed petaloids, similar to Nobilissima. Guard petals, 11-12 in 3 rows; 15-20 petaloids intermixed with 6 or 7 fascicles of yellow stamens. The colour of the flower is almost white at the outer edge of the petal, to medium pink at the centre, streaked with narrow and wide, rose red stripes; 8-10 cm across by 5-7 cm deep. Early flowering. See also Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue.