Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Miles Hardy'
» English Description
Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue. Colour plate: Large, white, incomplete double (anemone form) 10-12.5 cm across. Some of the outer petals are 5 cm wide and wedge shaped. The petaloids are quite large. Petals and petaloids are notched and some folded. Filaments light yellow, anthers dark yellow to brown. Buds are oval and light green. Leaves, medium green, broadly lanceolate, 8 cm x 4 cm. Texture thin, apex short, base tapered, veins raised, serrations shallow. Plant habit open and upright, tall and symmetrical. Rapid grower. Originated by Mr & Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA from seed of unknown parents. First flowered 1944. Reg. No.87, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954.