Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Betsy Boulware'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1958, p.286, Reg. No.349: An 8 year old chance seedling, originated by Mrs T.H. Symmes, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is medium, upright, rapid and somewhat dense with dark green, pointed leaves, averaging 10 cm x 4 cm. The semi-double flowers, 11-13 cm across have 12-15 large petals of heavy texture with occasional petaloids and a stamen centre. Blooms are pure white in the centre, tending towards a toning of soft pink towards the edge of each petal, resembling Dr Tinsley. Blooms mid-season to late.