Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Otha Shaffer'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov.2000, p.28 with colour photo. A loose peony to double form, orchid to deep pink chance seedling. Flowers have 13 petals and 197 petaloids. The plant has a spreading dense growth and blooms early to late. Originated by Otha Shaffer, Madison, Fla., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2000, p.5, colour photo p.c12. Average flower size is 9 cm across x 5 cm deep. Light green leaves are 11.5 cm long x 5.7 cm wide. Note: The published photo shows an anemone to tight peony flower.