Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Betty Gabriel'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.208, Reg. No.1448: A large, white semidouble C.japonica, 18 year old chance seedling, first bloomed 1972; originated by Dr, Herbert F. Gabriel, California, USA. The bloom has 13-16 petals, average size, 11 cm across and 4 cm deep. Crinkled, cupped petals, the cupped form displaying distinct, vertical layering. Mid-season blooming. Plant growth, upright, dense, rapid with dark green leaves, 13.5 cm long by 8.5 cm wide. For colour plate see frontispiece, SCCS, The Camellia Review, vol.42, No.4, 1981.