Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Desert Sunset'
» English Description
Desert Sunset. (C.japonica), ACS, Yearbook, 2013, p.111 with colour photo; Regn. No.2912; Originated and registered by C.M. & Lillian Gordy, Ocala, Fla. USA,, and propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery, Valdosta, Ga. The large, 12.7cm diameter x 5cm deep, flower is bright coral pink, semidouble to peony form, with some petals in rabbit ear form in cooler weather. Large spray of stamens with bright gold anthers and cream filaments mixed with the inner petals. Dense, upright plant with vigorous growth. Dark green leaves average 12cm x 5,7cm, with medium serration. Flowers mid-season