Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ella Wood'
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium to large, white variegated, incomplete double, 8.8-10.5 cm across. It is frequently variegated with pink stripes or blotches. There are 42-45 petals. The stamens are in 5 separate groups and intermix with large petaloids. Flower buds are large, round and full with white coloration. Leaves are dark green, narrowly oval, 8.5 cm x 4 cm, apex blunt, serrations coarse. Plant habit is open, upright and rapid. Originated by H.D. Ponton, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA from seed of Tricolor White that first flowered 1945. Reg. No.127, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954. Mutation: Ella Wood Pink.