Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Alfus Johnson'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1982, p.169, Reg. No.1841: A very large, deep red, semi-double, C.reticulata hybrid (‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) x Jean Pursel), midseason to late flowering. Originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 6 year old seedling first flowered 1981. Average flower size, 15 cm across x 5 cm deep with many petals. Anthers are yellow on white filaments. Colour is burgundy red and petals have a good texture. Dark green leaves average 12.5 cm long x 7.5 cm wide.