Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Janie Lee Ott'
Jane Lee Ott
SCCS., 1958, Camellia Nomenclature, p.47. Orthographic error for Janie Lee Ott.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1957, p.301, Reg. No.309: A 10 year old chance seedling originated by E.C. Wolfe, Branchville, South Carolina, USA that first bloomed 1952. Plant growth is upright, compact and rapid in rate. Leaves similar to Mrs Charles Cobb, except colour is a softer green. The clear crimson flowers, somewhat lighter in colour then Mrs Charles Cobb, are incomplete double with mixed petaloids, similar to Nobilissima and are 8-10 cm across with 11-12 outer petals and 20 or more petaloids. The petals are wavy and fluted. Mid-season flowering.