Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Commanding General Fredrickson'
» English Description
Commanding General Fredrickson. (C. japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept. 2013, p.27 with colour photo; Regn No.2868; Originated, registered and propagated by Gena Owens Fredrickson, Wilmington, N.C, USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.110 with colour photo; The 15 year old seedling first flowered 2006. Neither parent recorded. The small, 7.5cm diameter x 5cm deep flower is a red semi-double with 29 heavy-textured petals. (photo shows the petals reflexed). Flowers fall whole. Yellow anthers and white filaments. Plant is upright and dense, with average growth rate. Dark green leaves average 10cm x 6.5cm with low serration. Flowers early to late.