Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Buddy Bills'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, No.273, p.72. Chinese synonym for the USA C.reticulata hybrid Buddy Bills.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.95, Reg. No.1733: A very large, rose-pink semi-double to loose peony form, C.reticulata hybrid (C.reticulata ‘Cornelian’ x C.japonica Mrs D.W. Davis)Mid-season to late blooming. Originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 7 year old seedling first bloomed 1974. Average flower size is 14.5 cm across by 5.5 cm deep with 10-14 petals, yellow anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright, spreading and rapid in rate with dark green, heavily textured leaves, 13.5-15 cm long by 8.5 cm wide. Sport: Buddy Bills Variegated.