Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Steve Blount'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.I, p.239, Reg. No.1334: A 7 year old japonica seedling (Miriam Stevenson x Mark Alan) that first bloomed 1964. Originated by Dr. W.F. Homeyer Jr., Macon, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is upright, spreading and medium with dark green leaves, 10 cm x 6 cm. The semi-double, Mark Alan type, flower is RHS.CC.66A (light red) with 21-26 petals and 12-15 curled petals and white stamens. Average size, 11-12.5 cm across x 6 cm deep. Very long, fluted and twisted petals. Blooms very early. Sport: Steve Blount Variegated.