Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Duchess of Northumberland (MG)'
» English Description
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943, invalidly as ‘Duchess of Northumberland’: Large satiny, light rose semi-double, 10.5 cm across x 3.5 cm deep. Petals orbicular, tips fringed, forming a cup about centre stamens. Anthers light yellow, filaments white. Leaves mid-green, 8 cm long x 1.8 cm wide, thin texture, depressed venation, deep, coarse serrations. Originated at Magnolia Gardens, St.Johns Island, South Carolina, USA, either from seed of unknown parents or an old lost label variety and named by Rev. John G. Drayton.