Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Saint Michael'
Southdown Nursery Catalogue, 1973. Abbreviation for Saint Michael.
» English Description
Southdown Nursery Catalogue, 1973 as ‘St. Michael’: A very prolific, medium sized, deep pink single. Originated in England RHS., 1987-1988, Rhododendron with Magnolias and Camellias, p.98 Award of Merit, 21 April. 1987. Originated by J.C. Williams, Caerhays Castle, Gorron, St. Austel, Cornwall, UK The plant is vigorous, erect, slightly spreading, free flowering. Leaves, 7.5 cm x 4 cm, fairly dark green. Flowers, 6.6 cm across, single, 2 row of petals, Red Purple Group 66D, veined 57D. Flowers midseason to late. Abbreviation: ‘St. Michael’. Note: As St. Andrè and St. Ewe predated the implementation of the Horticultural Code in 1959, they are let stand. However, following the recommendations of the Code since that date, abbreviations should be avoided for subsequent cultivars.