Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia hybrid 'Cotes D'Armor'
Meaning：The Armor Coast of Brittany, France
» English Description
International Camellia Journal 2008 page 121 with color photos. Reg. No. 62. Originated Guingamp, France, by Fañch Le Moal on behalf of the Camellia Association of Guingamp. First flowered 1996 at circa 22 years. Introduced in 2004 at the Guingamp Camellia Festival and adopted as the symbol of that festival. Plant originally mentioned in the 2004 International Camellia Journal pages 18-19. An upright and regular shrub of rapid growth rate. Blooms mid-season, red/purple (RHS N57c), fading (RHS 67c), semi-double form of 5-6 cm x 12-15 cm. Spent blooms fall whole.