Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Doctor Bob'
SCCS., 1954, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.40. Abbreviation for Doctor Bob.
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Red. Complete double. Mid-season. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.307, Reg. No.146: This plant, over 50 years old, owned by Dr E.J. Petitjean, Opalousa, Louisiana, USA is believed to be a seedling. Plant growth is upright, compact and slow. Flower buds are small, round and light green until colour shows. Flowers are formal double, similar to Alba Plena. Petals, 45-53, growing in whorls. Colour is rose-pink. Size of flower, 6 cm across. Flowers mid-season. Originated in USA. Abbreviation: ‘Dr Bob’.