Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Barbarel'
» English Description
Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.1, p.33, black and white photo: Flower: complete double formal; Neyron Rose 623/self /1, Crimson 22/self veins, 9 cm across by 3 cm deep, petals approximately 50, obovate, 4 x 3 cm, proportionally smaller towards the centre, conspicuous veining, darkening towards margins. Centre petals proportionally smaller, cupped and edges inrolled into a loose, budlike formation, apical notching; no visible stamens; buds globular. Leaves: broadelliptic, cupped, channelled, about 12 cm long by 6.5 cm wide. Midseason to late flowering. Originated in USA.