Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. W. L. Barton'
Dr William Barton
Dodd, 1968, Adventure in Camellia Seedlings, p.10, colour photo. This variety was renamed Dr W.L. Barton when registered in 1977.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.210, Reg. No.1439: A large, light pink, semi-double chance seedling of C.japonica Lindsay Neill; originated by R.E. Dodd, Marshallville, Georgia, USA. The semi-double, (from loose semi-double with creped petals to compact semi-double with incurved petals and stamen centre) type bloom is light pink with yellow anthers and filaments. Average diameter, 11 cm and 6-7 cm deep. Late blooming. Plant growth is upright and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 10cm long x 5 cm wide. Synonym: ‘Dr William Barton’.