Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Shelby Brothers'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, p.246, Reg. No.756: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1957; originated by S.L. Brothers, Madison, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading and medium with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 3.2 cm wide. The semi-double flower, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi), is 11 cm across x 2 cm deep with 25-28 petals and 2-4 petaloids. Colour is rose-pink with yellow stamens. Blooms early to mid-season.