Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Margaret Walker'
Tea Garden 330
Azalea Glen Nursery Catalogue, 1945-1946. Synonym for Margaret Walker.
» English Description
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943: Large, white striped pink. Semi-double to rose form double with loose petaloids and stamens in the centre when fully opened. 11 cm across x 3.8 cm deep. Leaves, oval, medium green, short apex, veins pale green, recessed, close, shallow serrations. Synonym: ‘Tea Gardens 330’. One of the camellias from Tea Gardens, Summerville, South Carolina, USA, believed to have originally been imported from Europe but name lost. Sport: Margaret Walker Pink. See black and white photo p.221, Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II. Note; Collected Papers, ICS Congress, Locarno 2005, Kamelien an Küsten des Schwarzen Meeres, Nakhutsrishvili, G., records Margaret Walker as growing 1912-1914 in the von Batumi Botanic Garden, which indicates that this was the original name.