Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Mary Compton'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.202, Reg. No.481: A 12 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1956; originated by Julington Nurseries Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium dense and fast with dark green leaves, 7 cm x 3.8 cm. The semi-double flowers. similar to Finlandia in form, 10 cm across, are white with deep pink markings, with an occasional solid pink form, have 15-18 petals and long, central white stamens. Three alternative rows of slightly undulate, heart-shaped petals. stand apart, giving depth to the flower. Late blooming.