Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Evening Star'
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1944-1945. Synonym for Evening Star.
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943. Synonym for Evening Star.
» English Description
Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1945-1946, p.25: Light pink. Large single. Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium size, rose pink, semi-double, 8.5 cm in diameter. Some blooms are single and some petals have occasional blotches of white. Filaments yellowish, anthers brown. Leaves dark green, glossy, 6.3 cm long x 4 cm wide on a vigorous, loose, upright, spreading plant. Orignated by Magnolia Gardens, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, who first named it ‘D.C. Strother’. As another variety had been named for him, it was changed to Evening Star.