Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'C. N. Hastie'
» English Description
Gerbing’s Azalea and Camellia Gardens Catalogue, 1941-1942: A camellia from Magnolia Gardens. Dark red, peony-like flower, measuring 10-12.5 cm across, distinguish this outstanding variety. Round, glossy and dark green foliage. Tall, symetrical growth. Listed in the catalogues of Magnolia Gardens and Nursery, 1942 to 1952 as their original variety. Illustrated on p.137 of Sharp’s 1957 edition of Camellias Illustrated. Sport: C.N. Hastie Variegated.