Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Celebrity'
» English Description
Gerbings Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1961; American Camellia Yearbook, 19621963, p.215, Reg. No.616: An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1957; originated by John T. Weisner, Fernandina Beach, Florida, USA. Upright, open, rapid growth with dark green leaves, averaging 10 cm long by 5 cm wide. The semi-double, white to blush flower, resembles Frizzle White and is 12.5-13 cm across by 4.5 cm deep with 14-16 petals, none too many petaloids, white stamens. Blooms early to mid-season.