Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Buddy Boy'
» English Description
Mealing, 1950, American Camellia Yearbook, p.131: Name given to our son by an old coloured family retainer. The camellia first bloomed 1946 on a 7 year old plant, size 11-12.5 cm across. Its form is an incomplete double with large petaloids and is coloured deep red. Blooms mid-season. Growth is strong and upright with rounded, deep green, thick foliage. See black and white photo on p.127. Originated by H.G. Mealing, North Augusta, South Carolina, USA.