Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Elata Nova'
Elata Nova Angliae
van Houtte Catalogue, 1843, 12:ww. Synonym for Elata Nova.
Elata Nova de Cunningham
Rousseau, Angers Nursery Catalogue, 1842-1843, p.2. Synonym for Elata Nova.
» English Description
Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.186, 187, 234: Leaves 5.8 cm wide x 12.2 cm long, round-oval, reclined, apex sharp and recurved, quite thick, prominent venation, large serrations, very dark green; bud long-oval, acuminate with scales of light green; flower over 10.8 cm diameter, full, of an orange red tinted with scarlet of a nuance above Derbyana with which there is some resemblance, being very double and very regularly imbricated. Corolla regular, a star-like rosette, entirely round and imbricated, petals broad and oval, terminating at a sharp point at the apex, concave before fully opening, well displayed from one to the other; those of the centre are few in number, small and imbricated with a glimpse in the middle of the cup, of two or three short styles. Originated in England by Cunningham. . Synonyms: ‘Elata Nova Angliae’, ‘Elata Nova de Cunningham’.