Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Old Prints'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1973, p.194, Reg. No.1240: A 20 year old chance japonica seedling that first bloomed 1956. Originated by Mrs M.J. Witman, Georgia, USA. Plant is dwarf growing, spreading, with light green leaves, 6 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. The formal double, bright red flowers have some white striping and 52 petals. They measure 7.5 cm across x 1.3 cm deep and are quite flat with alternate rows of petals very tight, with the petal tips recurving towards the centre as seen in old flower prints. Early flowering.