Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Buccaneer'
» English Description
ACS, 1961, The Camellia Journal, vol.16, No.2, p.32; American Camellia Yearbook, 1962-1963, p.215, Reg. No.669: A 9 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1955; originated by J. Weisner, Florida, USA. Average, upright, dense growth, medium in rate with dark green leaves, 10.5 cm long by 5 cm wide. The semi-double, rose-red flowers, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (‘Masayoshi’), are 12.5-14 cm across and 5 cm deep with 12-14 petals, none too many petaloids and pink stamens. Mid-season flowering. Sport: Buccaneer Variegated.