Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'El Rojo'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1973, p.190, Reg. No.1252: A 15 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1961; originated by W.F. Wilson Jr., Louisiana, USA. Leaves dark green, 11 cm x 5 cm. The rose form double to formal double, is a bright red and has yellow anthers and filaments. It is 10-11 cm in diameter and 5-5.3 cm deep with 50-60 petals and blooms mid-season. There is also a variegated form.