Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Crusader'
» English Description
Walter Allan Nursery Catalogue, 1949-1950; Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1949-1950, p.29: Deep red. Very large semi-double to rose form double. Vigorous, compact growth. Late flowering. The use of this name as a synonym for Prince of Orange would seem erroneous as they appear to be two separate seedlings raised by two different originators. Sport: Governor William Bradford. Originated by J.S. Bradford, Wayside Nurseries, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA.