Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Blackwater'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1995, Issue No.120, vol.XIX, No.1, p.47, Reg. No.364: Originated by G.W. Clapperton, Gisborne, New Zealand. Dark red, (RHS.CC.45A) semi-double. Few stamens, 16 petals. Flower 6 cm across x 4 cm deep, slightly conical and outer petals have central white streaks. Slow growth rate with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 4.2 cm wide. A chance seedling that blooms mid-season to late.