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James Allan

Last Updated:2023/6/19 9:30:43 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1942

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'James Allan'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



James Allen  Nuccio's Nurseries Catalogue, 1949-1950. p.5. Orthographic error for James Allan.


» English Description

Walter Allan Nursery Catalogue, 1942: Firey red, large semi-double. Fendig, 1950, American Camellia Catalogue: Fiery red incomplete double, 10-13 cm across. Petals 5 cm x 4 cm, are deeply notched on sides and tips. Stamens are intermingled with folded or rab­bit ear petaloids. Central stamens, red filaments, yellow anthers, fan out. Flowers vary from flat single to full, irregular double. Large buds, open quickly. Leaves light to medium green, stiff, elliptic, glossy, 6-12 cm long x 3.8-5 cm wide. Originated from seed by Walter Allan, Sum­merville, South Carolina, USA. First bloomed 1940. See black and white photo, p.171, Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II. Reg. No.96, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954. Orthographic error: 'James Allen'. Sport: James Allan Variegated.


Flower Size10.2-15.3 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States