Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Michelle Howell'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Dec. 2013, p.27 with colour photo; Regn No.2877; Originated, registered and propagated. by Vernon L. Howell, Lucedale, Miss., USA. ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.127 with colour photo; A 15 year old seedling, parentage unknown. First flowered 2001. Large size, 12.7 cm diameter x 7.5cm deep flower is maroon with white variegation in flecks and blotches. Semidouble form with 20 petals, plus petaloids among the dispersed stamens, which have yellow anthers and yellow filaments. Plant is upright and dense, with average growth rate. Dark green leaves average 7.5cm x 5cm with medium serration. Flowers midseason.