Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Colorata Nova'
» English Description
Hovey, ed., 1838, The Magazine of Horticulture; Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3, p.157: Leaves, 4-5 cm wide by 7-8 cm long, long-oval, acuminate apex, recurved, surface rough, veins prominent, very deep green. Flower, 8-9 cm across, double, rose form, of a pale shade of cherry-red; exterior petals, long, notched, in many rows, the first two rows, reflexed, imbricated, of very bright red, those following are very long, horizontal, while in the centre are 3 or 4 small, long petals, narrow and recumbent. Originated in USA.