Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Charter'
» English Description
Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, white, semi-double to incomplete double (anemone form) 10 cm across. Several rows of petals and the small, central petaloids are intermixed with yellow stamens, which are small and numerous. Buds are round. Leaves are medium green, elliptic, 8 cm long by 3.8 cm wide with slender, acuminate apex, tending to recurve, texture stiff and leathery with shallow, coarse serrations and raised venation. Plant growth is slow and spreading. Originated by Mrs Reynolds Flournoy, Columbus, Georgia, USA, from a seed of ‘Leucantha’, (Tricolor White) planted about 1940 and named for the Charter Garden Club of Columbus.