Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Vernon E. Howell'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, June 2003, p.25, colour photo p.24, Reg. No.2599. A red semi-double to full peony chance seedling with yellow anthers and yellow filaments. Flowers early to late. Originated by Vernon E. Howell, Lucedale, Miss., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2003, p.67, colour photo p.c5. The 9 year old seedling first flowered in 1997. Flower has 63 petals and measures 12 cm across x 7.5 cm deep. Heavy petal texture. Plant is upright, dense and vigorous with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 6.5 cm wide.