Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Bernadette Karsten'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. japonica
Two Ton Tony
Garner, 1967, SCCS., The Camellia Review, vol.29, No.1, p.18. Renamed Bernadette Karsten.
» English Description
Dekker, 1969, American Camellia Yearbook, p.99 : The raiser, Frank Maitland, renamed his hybrid ‘Two Ton Tony’ for the wife of the Danish Ambassador to Colombia. It is a light pink, large semi-double, 15-17.5 cm across and up to 12 cm deep. A C.reticulata x C.japonica hybrid which blooms mid-season to late. Synonym: ‘Two Ton Tony’. Originated by F. Maitland, California, USA. Sport: Bernadette Karsten Variegated.