Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chrissie'
» English Description
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1952-1953; Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, semi-double to incomplete double, pure white, 10 cm across by 4 cm deep. The flower is cup shaped. The petals are large and crinkled around the top margins. More than 200 fragile stamens with golden anthers. Similar to Gauntlettii. In the incomplete double formation, erect petals in the centre, mix with fascicles of stamens with creamy filaments, anthers dark yellow. Leaves, lanceolate, medium dark green, 7.5 cm long by 4 cm wide. Serrations, holly-like, turned down. A seedling of ‘Magnoliiflora’, (Hagoromo) probably fertilized by Gauntlettii, named for Mrs Christine Holland. Originated in USA.