Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ben George'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Mar. 2008, p.C11 with colour photo, Regn No.2709. A chance seedling, first bloomed in the mid 80s. Originated by Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, Ga., USA. Propagated by Erinon Nurseries, Plymouth, Florida. The 15 cm single to semi-double flower has a few petaloids, sometimes rabbit-eared. Rose pink striping on a white background. Prominent spray of stamens, heavy petal texture, flowers mid-season. Upright, spreading and vigorous plant. American Camellia Yearbook, 2008, p.105 with colour photo; Dark green leaves 10 cm x 3.8 cm