Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Velvet Glow'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.230, Reg. No.556: A 7 year old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1957; originated by Robert W. Wilder, Fairhope, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is rapid and upright with dark green leaves, 10-11 cm long x 5-5.5 wide. The anemone form flowers, 11-12 cm across x 5 cm deep, are white with yellow stamens, 14 petals and 32 petaloids. Blooms mid-season.