Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Ben Fatherree'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.160, Reg. No.1652: A very Large, rose, semi-double C.reticulata hybrid (Arch of Triumph x 5X No.9, [‘Cornelian’ (Damanao) x Mrs D.W. Davis]), mid-season to late blooming; originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 7 year old seedling first bloomed 1979. Average flower size is 13.5 cm wide x 6 cm deep with yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with dark green, heavy textured, leathery leaves, 12.5 cm long x 8 cm wide.