Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'John Taylor'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata × C. japonica
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1969, p.162, Reg. No.1031: A 12 year old putative hybrid seedling of C.reticulata x C.japonica parentage that first bloomed 1962. Originated by Frank W. Maitland, Sylmar, California, USA. The plant growth is spreading and average, with dark green leaves, 11 cm long x 6 cm wide. The semi-double flower, similar to Frizzle White, is 14-16 cm across x 7.5 cm deep. Dark red colour. Blooms mid-season. Sport: John Taylor Variegated.