Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Borghesiana'
» English Description
Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.108, 228: Leaves long, well serrate, surface irregular, somewhat dark green; buds, oval, pointed, with yellowish scales; Flower, rather large, double, clear, cherry red, often rose-red, exterior petals in 5 or 6 rows, broad, rounded, reflexed, and profoundly notched at the apex; the centre is composed of an indeterminent number of small petals, upright, close packed, uniform, which, together, form a spherical boss similar to ‘Waratah’. Obtained from seed by M. Calciati Borghi, Plaisance, Italy.