Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Palmer's White'
Burdin, Chambery Nursery Catalogue, 1834, p.19. Orthographic error for Palmer’s White.
Seidel, 1846, Pflanzen Catalog Synonym for Palmer’s White.
Berlèse, 1837, Monographie. ed.1. p.125 as ‘Palmerii Alba’. Synonym for Palmer’s White.
Bosse, 1840, Handbuch der Blumengartnerei, p.442. Synonym for Palmer’s White.
» English Description
Courtois, 1833, Magazin d’Horticulture, 1[pt.D]:309. Semi-double, pure white, many complete stamens. Berlèse, 1837, Monographie, ed.1, p.125 as ‘Palmeri Alba’: A very vigorous shrub; grows to a height of 6 m; leaves ovate-lanceolate, a little acuminated, often recurved at both extremities; veins a little salient, smooth, finely serrulate; form, colour, and size of Pompone; buds large, rounded, scales of a light green; flower very large, nearly 10 cm across, semi-double, regular, of a brilliant white, often having a portion of the petals striped with rose, beginning at the base and expanding and becoming faint towards the apex; stamens numerous in the centre of the flower. Originated in England. Orthographic error: ‘Palmer White’. Synonyms: ‘Palmeri Alba’, ‘Pomponia Semi-plena’, ‘Palmerii Alba’, ‘Palmer’s Alba’.