Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charlie Mason'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.161, Reg. No.1660: A large pink peony form C.japonica chance seedling, originated by Dr J.M. Habel, Suffolk, Virginia, USA. The 20 year old seedling first flowered 1966. Average flower size is 12.5 cm across by 6 cm deep with 20 petals, yellow anthers and white filaments. Blooms late. Plant growth is spreading, rapid in rate, with dark green leaves measuring 11 cm x 6 cm.