Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Danzhi'
» English Description
Wang & Yu, 1981, Shancha Hua: Medium sized, semi-double, white with pink stripes to self pink, 3-4 rows of rounded, emarginated petals with an irregular stamen centre. Chen, Shao Yun, 1985, Camellias from Zhejiang, p.56: Young twigs purplish red; leaves glossy, deep green, long-elliptic, 5.9-6.8 cm long x 4 cm wide, slightly oblique, convex at apex, broad cuneate at base, sharp, uniform serrations, veins depressed but distinct. Flowers semi-double, lotus type, variegated, base colour light pink to white, white lineate on light pink, pink lineate on white, 8.5-9 cm across with 22-24 petals in 3-4 rows, slightly incurved at first, recurved later, slightly convex at apex. Stamens about 50 in 4 or 5 fascicles, joined as short cylinders, clustered at the centre. Pistils rarely fertile. Buds peach-shaped, green. Blooms mid-season to late. A sport of Baisan Xueshi. Originated in China.