Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Vernon Mayo'
» English Description
Tammia Nursery Catalogue, 1965-1966, p.7. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.234, Reg. No.934: A 6 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1962, originated by Ferol Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. Plant growth is upright and rapid with dark green leaves 11 cm long x 5 cm wide. The anemone form bloom is 11-12 cm across x 5cm deep with 50 large petals and 150 petaloids. Colour is rose opal with silver overcast and golden anthers and white filaments. Blooms mid-season. See colour photo facing p.116, American Camellia Yearbook, 1970. Sport: Vernon Mayo Variegated.