Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Général Bem (Franchetti)'
» English Description
Franchetti, 1855, Collezione di Camellia, p.32, invalidly as ‘Général Bem’: Outer and central petals pale pink, intermediate, light pink, sometimes pink. Spiral imbrication. Originated by Cesare Franchetti, Florence, Italy. Mercatelli, 1881 also listed two camellias of this name, giving the Madoni originated cultivar as pink variegated with white and the the second as a solid colour camellia from Franchetti.