Chosen by Don Bergamini
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bill Howell'
» English Description
Bill Howell (C. japonica) Registered in 2020. ACS Registration #3190. This 8 year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2012. It was originated, registered and propagated by Diane Clark of Hampstead, North Carolina, USA. 【Bloom】 The medium to large sized 10.2cm x 9.5cm [treated 12.7cm x 10.2cm] formal double to rose form double flower is pink splotched white. This cultivar is a profuse bloomer, falls in one piece, is long lasting, has heavy petal texture and has consistent form.【Plant】 The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition. The plant is cold hardy. 【Leaf】 The medium green with cream variegated leaves average 10.2cm x 5.1cm with low serration. 【Bloom season】 Midseason to late.