Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Buddy Benz'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.44, Reg. No.1154: A 13 year old chance japonica seedling that first bloomed 1960; originated by Tom Eagleson, Port Arthur, Texas, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and medium in rate with dark green leaves, 10 cm long by 4.5 cm wide. The anemone form, dark red with purple cast, flower measures 15 cm across and 7.5 cm deep with about 50 petals, variable number of petaloids and yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season.