Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charles Maxwell'
» English Description
SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature; American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.305, Reg. No.23: A 10 year old seedling of Enrico Bettoni, grown by Mrs C.O. Maxwell, Cairo, Georgia, USA. It is of rapid, upright growth. The 10-11 cm diameter flowers are complete formal double, imbricated, rose red in colour, slightly darker than Prince Eugene Napoleon. It is superior to Brilliant in that there is no tendency for the petals to reflex with age.