Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Sarge Freeman'
» English Description
ACS, Aug. 1996, The Camellia Journal, vol.51, No.2, p.30, Reg. No.2373. A large, bright red, sometimes with large white splotches, semi-double chance seedling. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Elizabeth R. Scott, Aiken, S.C., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1996, p.4, colour photo before p.1. The 12 year old seedling first flowered in 1990. Average flower size is 12.7 cm across x 6.5 – 7.5 cm deep, with 22 petals, bright yellow anthers and bright yellow filaments. Strong upright centre petals circle patches of the stamens. Plant growth is spreading and average in rate, with dark green leaves 9.5 cm long x 5 cm wide.