Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Governor Richards'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.99, Reg. No.1754: A medium to large, deep red C.japonica chance seedling, originated by Robert Welsh, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. The 12 years old seedling first bloomed 1968. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 10 petals and 3-4 petaloids, yellow anthers and red filaments. Flowers are a deep, waxy red with conspicuous red stamens. Growth is spreading, dense and medium in rate with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 3.8 cm wide.