Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Barbara Grace'
» English Description
Barbara Grace. (C. japonica) ACS, The Camellia Journal, June 2013, p.25 with colour photo; Regn No.2846; Originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell, Lucedale, Miss., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.105 with colour photo; A 16 year old seedling, parentage unknown, first flowered 2002. The large size, 12.7cm diameter x 5cm deep, flower can be semi-double to rose form double but usually formal double. Purple, usually with deep maroon centre shading to dark purple at edges. 30 petals and heavy petal texture. Yellow anthers and yellow filaments. Long-lasting flowers fall whole. Upright growth at average rate. Flowers early to mid-season.
Blooming Season： United States