Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'David Wirth'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1956, p.60, Reg. No.255: A 6 year old chance seedling originated by Ernest A. Judice, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. First flowered 1955. Plant growth upright, slow and compact with large, dark green leaves. Flowers, rich wine red colour, 11-12 cm across with 21 petals, 7 petaloids and 5 groups (97) of stamens. The petals are thick and heavy and stand erect like rabbit ears. Anthers brown. Flowers early. Sport: David Wirth Variegated.