Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gold Tone'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1962, p.219, Reg. No.627: A 10 years old chance seedling that first bloomed 1955. Originated by W.F. Wilson Jr., Hammond, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright, slightly spreading, of average density with medium green leaves, 9 cm x 4.5 cm. The anemone form flowers, 11-12.5 cm across x 5-6 cm deep are white with very yellow stamens and have 10-12 petals and 125-200 petaloids. Form is variable from formal to semidouble to anemone. The bright yellow of the anthers and the yellow cast of the petaloids gives the appearance of a yellow flower. Blooms mid-season.