Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Alison Lennard'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.XII, No.7, p.51, Reg. No.178: A seedling raised by Mrs Ida Berg of Whakatane, NZ. The female parent is a C.saluenensis x unknown C.reticulata. The male parent is C.reticulata, ‘Crimson Robe’, (Dataohong). It first flowered 1977. Growth habit is spreading, open and rapid. The light green leaves average 11.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The loose, peony form flower averages 15 cm across x 5 cm deep with 16 petals. The colour is carmine, RHS Red Group 52B) with cream anthers. Early to mid-season flowering. The edges of the petals darken noticeably as the flower ages.