Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Helen Christian'
ACS 1993, American Camellia Yearbook, p.39. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Helen Christian.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.198, Reg. No.492: A 15 year old seedling of ‘Magnoliaeflora’, (Hagoromo) that first bloomed 1950; originated by T.W. Christian, Columbia, Georgia, USA. Plant growth habit is upright, dense and rapid in rate. The medium green leaves average 11 cm x 5.5 cm. The delicate pink, rose form double flowers are up to 11 cm across x 5 cm deep and have 43 wavy petals in 5-7 rows. Flowers mid-season.