Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Sharon Smith'
» English Description
ACS., May 1987, The Camellia Journal, vol.42, No.2, p.8, Reg. No.2040: Large, light rose, rose form double C.japonica chance seedling. Blooms early. Originated by Walter L. Smith. Tylertown, Mississippi, USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 1987, p.85 with colour photo between p.60-61. The 15 year old seedling first flowered 1981. Average flower size, 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 60 petals and yellow anthers. Plant growth is upright, open and medium with dark green leaves, 8 cm x 6 cm.