Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Brooklynia Pink'
» English Description
Hertrich, 1955, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.II, p.50 with a black and white photo: Flower, complete formal double; outer petals crimson 22/self; margins, veins and inner petals, neyron rose 623/2 and /3 setting the main colour tone. The heart of the flower is a soft rose, 10 cm across by 4.5 cm deep with about 75 petals, near obovate, gently reflexed. Leaves near elliptic, 10 cm long by 5 cm wide, glossy green, heavy leathery texture, coarsely serrate; apices long pointed, venation, light above, pronounced below. Habit vigorous and compact. Note: This cultivar appears unrelated to the original Brooklynia.