Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Rachel Wilkes'
» English Description
ACS, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.172, Reg. No.1633: A large size, white, semi-double C.japonica chance seedling, that blooms early to mid-season. Originated by Mrs Herman Johnson, Madison, Florida, USA. The 7 year old seedling first bloomed 1976. Average flower size, 10 cm across x 6 cm deep with 14 petals, 11 petaloids and yellow anthers. The bloom has a circle of petaloids around the centre stamens, and then a circle of stamens around this circle of petaloids. Plant growth is upright, average and medium in rate with light green leaves, 8 cm x 6 cm.