Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Bill Johnston'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.94, Reg. No.1774: A large, red semidouble to loose, peony form, C.reticulata ‘Tali Queen’, (Dali Cha) x Buddha; early to mid-season flowering; originated by Dr W.F. Homeyer, Jr., Macon. Georgia, USA. The 11 year old seedling first flowered 1978. Average flower size, 18-20 cm across by 10-11 cm deep with 12-19 petals and 57 rabbit ears and white anthers and filaments. Plant growth, upright, spreading and open, medium in rate with 15 cm x 6 cm light green leaves. See colour plate back cover, ACS, 1983, The Camellia Journal, vol.38, No.2.