Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'George Shepherd'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.223, Reg. No.551: A 4 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1961; originated by George W. Shepherd, Orlando, Florida, USA. Plant growth is slow, upright and open with dark green leaves, 7.5 cm x 4 cm. The semidouble flowers, 10.5 cm across x 6 cm deep, are satiny rose with golden stamens and have 30 petals and 5 petaloids. The petals have a ruffled edge, and the very edge is a dark rose colour. Blooms mid-season. For another form see George Shepherd Variegated.