Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Daniel Webster'
Dan el Webster
Guichard Nursery Catalogue, 1910. Orthographic error for Daniel Webster.
McIlhenny, 1935, Catalogue. Orthographic error for Daniel Webster.
Medici Spada, 1857, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.10. Orthographic error for Daniel Webster.
Notizziario della Società Italiana della Camellia, Dec.1989, No.4, p.4. Orthographic error for Daniel Webster.
» English Description
van Houtte Catalogue, 1848, 33:14: No description. Catalogue 1848-1849, 35:36: Carmine with fine lines of white, some petals completely white, others with broad stripes, perfectly imbricated. Petals well rounded. Berlèse, 1849, Annales de la Société Central d’Horticulture de Paris, vol.40, p.231: Cherry red carmine, delicately streaked with white, petals rounded, almost round, broad, indented, some entirely white, others steaked or blotched with deep or light red. A perfect formal double, 10-11 cm across. Described and illustrated in Verschaffelt,1855, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book X, pl.1: The blossoms, of medium size, are full bodied, pink liberally striped with white. They are intermediate between formal and peony, the first rows regularly imbricated, while in the centre the petals are erect, close and form a prominent heart. It was received from Mr Boll of Philadelphia, USA who obtained it from seed. Orthographic errors: ‘Dan el Webster’, ‘Danel Webster’, ‘Daniel Websler’, ‘Daniel Webstget’.