Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Billy Gates'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1976, p.159, Reg. No.1394: A C.japonica, open pollenated seedling of Dr Tinsley, originated by Mrs Henry Stone, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright, average and of medium rate, with light green leaves, 6 cm long by 4 cm wide. The anemone to peony form flowers are a fiery red, with 8 petals, 12-16 petaloids, red anthers and filaments. Average size is 5 cm across by 2.5 cm deep. Blooms mid-season to late.