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Ed Anderson

Last Updated:2023/6/8 15:30:49 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ed Anderson'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Big Ed  American Camellia Yearbook, 1965. Synonym for Ed Anderson.


» English Description

Gerbing Camellia Nursery Catalogue, 1962; American Camellia Yearbook, 1964, facing p.20, colour plate: Six and one half inches (16 cm) seedling originated by Mrs J. Ed. Anderson, Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.231, Reg. No.747: A 5 year old chance seedling introduced commercially in 1962. Also known as ‘Big Ed’. The peony form flower is 15-16 cm across x 7.5 cm deep. Colour is red with goldem anthers and white filaments. The flower is loose peony with 3 rows of petals which open like Elegans. Blooms mid-season.According to SCCS., Camellia Nomenclature, this is the same as Tomorrow, ACS., Reg. No.146, 1954. There is also a variegated form.


Flower Size15.3-16.5 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States