Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Sweet October'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 2009, p.117 with colour photo; Regn No.2760; A cross of C.oleifera Lu Shan Snow x C.sasanqua White Queen, first flowered in 1992. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Maryland, USA. A small to medium size single of 8 petals. 7.5 cm diameter x 1.8 cm deep. White, with golden anthers and cream filaments. Pleasant fragrance. Vigorous, upright growth. Cold hardy – grown outdoors for 25 years in Ashton, Maryland.. Introduced commercially in England in 2005. Dark green leaves average 6.5 cm x 2.5 cm.