Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Daisy Eagleson'
Species/Combination：C. japonica × C. sasanqua
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.220, Reg. No.546: Camellia japonica + Camellia sasanqua 'Daisy Eagleson', a graft chimera sport originated by Tom Eagleson, Port Arthur, Texas, USA. A japonica seedling scion grafted onto a Maiden’s Blush, sasanqua understock. Plant growth is rapid, upright and dense with dark green leaves, 7.5 cm long by 6 cm wide. The rose form double flowers. 6 cm across, are light pink and white and have 50 petals. Blooms early to mid-season. See Stewart et al., 1972, ‘Camellia ‘Daisy Eagleson’, a graft chimera’, American Journal of Botany, vol.59, No.5, pp.515-524.