Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Frances Howell'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1966, p.89, Reg. No.813: A 4 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1963. Originated by Byron W. Howell, Thomasville, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The peony form flower is 13 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 30 petals. Colour is light red with gold anthers and white filaments. Blooms very early.