Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Baigents Gift'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol. XIV, No.4, 1985, p.39, Reg. No.229: This chance C.japonica seedling was raised by Mr and Mrs R. Baigent, Katikati, New Zealand and first flowered 1983. Plant growth is dense, upright and average in rate with dark green leaves 9 cm x 4.5 cm. The peony form flower measures about 12 cm across and 6 cm deep with 22 petals and about 40 petaloids. The stamens are yellow and the anthers are white. Colour is mid-pink (RHC,CC.65A, Amaranth Rose). The flower has some perfume and opens early to mid-season.