Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Emily Wilson'
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue, Incomplete double. Light pink. Mid-season. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.310, Reg. No.178: A 9 year old chance seedling, originated by Arthur T. Wilson, Batesburg, South Carolina, USA, that first flowered 1949. Plant growth is upright and compact and rapid in rate. Leaves are smooth, dark green, with serrated edges and sharp points. The flowers are incomplete double in form with mixed petaloids, similar to Nobilissima and are 10-12.5 cm across. The colour is light pink, similar to ‘Star Dust’, fading to the centre to the colour of Martha Brice at the edges. Flowers mid-season. See colour photo, front cover SCCS., 1957, The Camellia Review, vol.18, No.7. Sport: Emily Wilson Variegated.