Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Governor Earl Warren'
Edward's Number 102
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue.Synonym for Governor Earl Warren.
Gov. Earl Warren
SCCS Bulletin, vol.11, No.5, p.8, Dec.1950. Coolridge Gardens Nursery Catalogue, 1952. Abbreviation for Governor Earl Warren.
Gov. Earn Warren
SCCS Bulletin, vol.11, No.2, p.17, Dec. 1949. Orthographic error for Governor Earl Warren.
» English Description
Oregon Camellia Society, 1949, Camellias as a Hobby, p.42; Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1949-1950, p.7 as ‘Gov. Earl Warren’: Discovered by John Edwards of Edwards Nursery, Palo Alto, California, USA growing in a private home as a seedling. First identified as ‘Edwards No.102’, it was named in honor of the Governor of Califomia. Large, bright, rose-pink, incomplete double, 10 cm across, with occasional white variegation. Outer petals rounded and widely spaced, those central, semi-erect, and twist and curl with occasional stamens interspersed. Leaves, dark, glossy green, broadly-ovate, 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm, with a short, sharp apex. Medium serrations. Plant is vigorous, open, upright and profuse bloomer. Flowers mid-season. See colour photo, p.90, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias and pl.71, p.43, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978. Orthographic error: ‘Gov. Earn Warren’. For another form see Governor Earl Warren Variegated.