Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Queen of the South'
» English Description
Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue: Pink. Irregular double. Early. American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.329, Reg. No.183: An 8 year old chance seedling, originated by Hugh Shackelford, Albany, Georgia, USA, that first flowered 1953. Plant growth is dense, compact and upright with smooth, light green leaves. Flower buds are oval and light pink. Flowers 11-15 cm across, complete double, irregular with 50-60 petals. Flower colour blush pink. Early flowering. Sport: Queen of the South Variegated.