Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'White Velvet'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.208, Reg. No.480: A 4 year old chance seedling that first flowered 1959; originated by Julington Nurseries Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The dark green leaves, 8 cm long x 5 cm wide. The rose form double, white flowers are 11cm across x 5 cm deep with 40-50 petals. The velvet textured petals are waved and overlaid in alternative rows, giving a tiered effect. Blooms mid-season.