Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Louise Beasley'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.201, Reg. No.467: A 9 year old chance seedling, originated by Dr W.J. Beasley, Hartsville, South Carolina, USA that first bloomed 1957. Plant habit is upright, open and medium in rate. The dark green, slightly serrated leaves are 11 cm x 4.5 cm. The deep, rose-red, loose, semi-double flowers, 11 cm across x 7 cm deep, resemble Blood of China in form, having 30 petals and 4-5 petaloids. Blooms mid-season to late.