Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Early Dawn'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.231, Reg. No.747: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1960. Originated by Grady Sheffield, Silsba, Texas, USA. Plant growth is upright and rapid with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. The formal double flowers, 7.5 cm across x 4 cm deep, are dark pink to light purple with 50 petals. Blooms early.