Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Miss Short'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Aug. 1998, p.23, Reg. No.2469. A medium to large, pink with white border and dark stripes, semi-double chance seedling. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Charles T. Elliott, Sr, Swainsboro, Ga., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1998, p.5, colour photo before p.1. The 20 year old seedling first flowered in 1983. Average flower size is 10-11.5 cm across x 2.5 cm deep, with 18 petals, 2 petaloids, golden anthers and light pink filaments. Plant growth is upright, dense and average with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 3.2 cm wide.