Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Mrs Francis Roberts'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.171, Reg. No.1662: A medium, dark red, semi-double C.japonica, mutant of Ville de Nantes grafted onto ‘Pope Pius IX’ (Prince Eugene Napoleon) that blooms mid-season to late. Originated by O.D. Roberts, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. First observed 1968. Flower size 10 cm across x 4.5 cm deep. The flower has 4 rows of petals of 4-5 per row, with 4-5 upright petals in the 5th row. Anthers and filaments are yellow. Plant growth is average with light green leaves, 7.5 cm long x 3.2 cm wide.