Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Cecil Beard Variegated'
» English Description
ACS 1995, The Camellia Journal, vol.50 No.1, p.2, Reg. No.2306: Very large red and white variegated semi-double C.japonica (Ville de Nantes x Granada) Blooms mid-season to late. Originated in USA by Marvin Jernigan, Warner Robins, Georgia. ACS 1995, American Camellia Yearbook, p.2 and colour photo: The 12 year old seedling first flowered 1985. Average flower size is 15 cm across x 10 cm deep with 43 petals, white anthers and filaments. Plant growth is upright, dense and vigorous, with dark green, fimbriated leaves 10 cm long x 5 cm wide.