Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Star Cream'
» English Description
Lindo Nursery Camellia List, 1944-1945: Creamy white, loose peony. Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in The Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.237: Incomplete double, loose peony form, cream white, yellow overcast at apices and petal bases; 10 cm across x 5 cm deep. Buds globular; petals about 25, outer row, heavily reflexed, undulate, almost rotund; inner petals, double and triple, segments united, apices notched, crimped; centre of flower a loose arrangement of twisted, incomplete petals, petaloids and stamens, filaments creamy, anthers bright yellow. Leaves elliptic, cupped, curved, semi-glossy, dark green, 7.5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide, shallow, broad serrations, apices medium acuminate. Habit upright, open, vigorous, mid-season flowering. Sourse: Possibly of Japanese origin, distributed by F.M. Uyematsu, Star Nursery, Montebello, California.