Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dorothy Chester'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.105, Reg. No.1561: A large to very large, white, peony form C.japonica chance seedling; originated by Grover C. Chester, Augusta, Georgia, USA. The 14 year old seedling first bloomed 1968. It has 40 petals, yellow anthers and filaments. Average flower size 13 cm wide x 7.5 cm deep. Plant growth is upright and spreading with dark green leaves, 10 cm long x 6 cm wide.