Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dr. William Beasley'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.231, Reg. No.787: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1957; originated by Mrs W.J. Beasley, Hartsville, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and medium in rate with light green leaves, 11.5 cm long x 5.2 cm wide. The rose form double flowers, similar to ‘Purity’, (Shiragiku) are 10 cm across x 4cm deep, with 9 layers containing 66 petals and 8 petaloids. Colour is white with white filaments and yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season.