Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Berg's Flame'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.XIII, No.2, April-June, 1983, p.11, Reg. No.188: A seedling originated by Mrs Ida Berg, Whakatane, New Zealand. The female parent is an un-named seedling from C.saluenensis x C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’, (Dataohong). The male parent is C.japonica Mahogany Glow. First flowered 1979. Habit upright with a medium growth rate. The dark green leaves average 10 cm x 7.5 cm. The very large, single flowers have 7 crinkled petals and are up to 15 cm across, flame red with rose coloured stamens. Opens fairly flat. Flowers early.