Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Catherine McCown'
» English Description
SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature; Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1950, p.4: A light pink sport of Eleanor McCown. Originated by Paul Shepp, California, USA. For another form of this cultivar see Margaret McCown. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.305, Reg. No.73. The sport appeared in 1945. Growth is compact, rapid in rate, but pendulous. The 11-13 cm flowers vary from semi-double to incomplete double with small petaloids. They are light pink and bloom early.