Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Doctor Bliss Shafer'
Dr Bliss Shafer
SCCS., 1974, Camellia Nomenclature, p.48. Abbreviation for Doctor Bliss Shafer.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.128, Reg. No.1166: A 6 year old chance C.japonica seedling that first bloomed 1968, originated by Sadie Mancill, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium in rate with leaves of dark green, 10 cm long x 5cm wide. The peony form bloom is pale pink with rose stripes and yellow anthers and 50 filaments. It is 12.5 cm across and 7.5 cm deep with 47 petals and 12 petaloids. It blooms mid-season and falls complete. Abbreviation: ‘Dr Bliss Shafer’.