Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia x vernalis 'Dawn Song'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1973, p.189, Reg. No.1233: A 17 year old chance C.x vernalis seedling, first bloomed 1960; originated by Camellia Grove Nursery, St Ives, N.S.W., Australia and propagated by L.G. MacDowell, Lakeland, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium in rate with heavy textured, dark green leaves, 7 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. The semi-double, Frizzle White type, bloom is white edged pink. Anthers are yellow and filaments golden with 21-27 petals. It is 6.5 cm in diamenter and 4 cm deep. The bloom has a faint scent. Blooms early to mid-season.
Australian Registration No.705, Camellia Vernalis ‘Dawn Song’ registered as old ACRS number 1233.