Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Beauvoir'
» English Description
SCCS, 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Red with a purple cast. Medium large, incomplete double to semi-double with fluted petals. Petaloids mixed with yellow stamens. Buds are dark green, long and pointed. Colour and form of flower are similar to Mrs Charles Cobb. Leaves, medium, dark green, elliptic, 12.5 cm long by 5 cm wide; apex long acuminate, margins widely, shallowly serrate. A vigorous, upright grower. Mid-season blooming. Originated by Mr and Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulf Port, Mississippi, USA, from seed of unknown parentage. First flowered 1944. Named for the Gulf Coast home of Jefferson Davis.