Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Mary Bethea'
» English Description
Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium spirea red, shading to beet purple, semi-double to incomplete double (Anemone form) 8-10 cm across. Stamens and petaloids evenly balanced. Buds are oval and dark green with red tips. Leaves, elliptic, 10.5 cm x 4.5 cm, thin; apex slim and long, veins raised on underside, Long, shallow serrations. Slow, open growth with branches small and long. Originated in USA by Mr & Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. Reg. No.85, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954.