Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Emily Mathis'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.232, Reg. No.672: A 6 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1956; originated by Dr W.F. Mathis, Moultrie, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright and average with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. The semi-double, cream centered, white flower, similar to Frizzle White, is 12.5 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 2-4 notched petals, 2-3 petaloids and 3-4 rabbit eared, twisted petals. The stamens have cream filaments with yellow anthers and are in fascicles, causing the petals to stand apart. Slightly fragrant. Flowers early to mid-season.