Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charlie Manship'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.228, Reg. No.775: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958, originated by Mrs W.J. Beasley, Hartsville, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright and open, rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 11 cm x 5.8 cm. The flower is semi-double, similar to Finlandia and is a bright rose pink with pink-yellow anthers, 7 layers of petals, 33 in number and measures 10.3 cm across by 5 cm deep. Usually 5 half size petals stand upright in the centre, intermingled with stamens. Blooms mid-season.