Ben George

Ben George

Ben George

Species japonica
Variety Ben George
Bloom Color white striped with rose pink
Bloom Size very large
Bloom Season mid-season
Growth Habit upright and spreading growth
Growth Rate vigorous
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Hulyn Smith; propagated by Erinon Camellias Nursery of Plymouth, Florida
Year Originated first bloom 1980's; ACS Registration # 2709 - 2008
Place of Origination Valdosta, Georgia, USA
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=1790
ACS Registration Number 2710
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in the mid 80's.
General Bloom The 6" white striped rose pink, single to semidouble flower has yellow anthers with lighter filaments; petaloids are sometimes rabbit eared. The flower us a higo type flower with very showy stamens having unique form and heavy petal texture.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright and spreading with vigorous growth rate.