Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Addie Black'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.VII, No.6, November 1972, p.33, Reg. No.64: A chance seedling of C.reticulata (wild form), originated by the late Miss A. Black, Whakatane, New Zealand. It first flowered 1969 and the plant has an upright, vigorous habit. The flowers are semi-double, 12-15 petals, occasional petaloids, golden anthers, filaments white and fused at the base. The size is 16 cm wide by 8 cm deep and the colour is RHS Red Group 58B. The flowers have unusual texture, colour and quality and are borne very freely. Mid-season blooming.