Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'China Clay'
» English Description
Tregrehan Camellia Nursery Catalogue, 1973: Medium semi-double, white, open growth. Gallagher, 1976, American Camellia Yearbook, p.123: “Amongst her next batch of seedlings resulting from a cross between C.x williamsii J.C. Williams and C.japonica Marjorie Magnificent, a pure white, semi-double camellia emerged. As one of the local resources is China Clay, the name stuck”. It received an ‘Award of Merit’ from the RHS in 1976. For colour photo see facing p.113 of above Yearbook. Originated by Miss Gillian Carlyon, Cornwall, England.