Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gwynne Walker'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.224, Reg. No.545: A 12 years old chance seedling that first bloomed 1965; originated by Mrs M.H. Walker, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Plant has a slow, spreading and dense growth with dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long x 7.5 cm wide. The single flowers, similar to ‘Amabilis’ (Kamohonnami) but larger, are red No.5 on Fischer’s Colour Chart, with white filaments tipped with yellow anthers. They are 13-14 cm across and have 5 large petals and, occasionally, one or two petaloids. The flower has a trumpet of about 150 stamens. Blooms early to mid-season. Sport: Gwynne Walker Variegated.