Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'McQuiston'
» English Description
Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II, pp.212, 213: Flower, incomplete double, Camellia rose 622/self, central segments showing slightly white variegation; 9 cm across x 4 cm deep. Petals: 10-12 orbicular guard petals, 4 cm. x 3 cm, short haft, firm texture. Centre of flower, loose, open cluster of numerous, incomplete petals and petaloids of various sizes, intermingled with fascicles of stamens with white filaments and golden anthers. Leaves broad-elliptic to oblong, 8-12 cm long x 5-6.5 cm wide, curved, medium, glossy green, leathery, flexible, broad, shallow serrations, short pointed apices, pronounced venation. Plant habit, upright, open-branched. Mid-season flowering. Originated in the USA.