Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Crowned Prince'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, p.270, Reg. No.390: A 7 year old chance seedling originated by R.P. Holmes, Mount Olive, North Carolina, USA which first bloomed 1957. The leaves are 10 cm long by 3.5 cm wide. The creamy white flowers, 11.5 cm across and 6.5 cm deep, have 16 petals and 20 petaloids. There are bright yellow stamens around 6-7 petals and numerous stamens appear to form a crown of gold. Flowers mid-season.