Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Miss Savannah'
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue, colour pl. and description: Large, light blush pink, semi-double, 10-12.5 cm across x 6 cm deep. The colour is almost white with a blush tinge, particularly on the underside of the outer petals. The 24-28 round petals are waved and stand more or less upright towards the centre where they become fluted. The stamen column is circular, filaments cream-yellow, anthers golden. Several petaloids, occasionally apple green, may be intermixed with the stamens. The bud is soft pink as it opens. Leaves mid-green, ovoid to lanceolate, 10 cm x 5 cm. Texture coarse and leathery with ends turned down and coarse serrations. Plant habit is vigorous, upright with heavy twigs. A seedling of unknown parentage planted by the Savannah Park and Tree Commission about 1942. First bloomed 1948.