Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Marilyn McElveen'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.160, Reg. No.1113: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1967; originated by W.A. Anglin, Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is dense and medium in rate with light green leaves, averaging 11 cm long x 5.5 cm wide. The semi-double to anemone form bloom is 10-12.5 cm across x 5-5.5 cm. deep with 27 petals and 38 petaloids. The colour is rose-red with yellow anthers and pink filaments. Blooms early to mid-season.