Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alpine Glow'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, p.267, Reg. No.409: An 11 year old seedling of ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi), originated by Caesar Breschini, San Jose, California, USA that first bloomed 1953. Plant growth, upright, sturdy, medium rapid in rate, with dark green leaves, 8.5 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flowers, similar to Finlandia, are glowing red in colour, with cream stamens, 9-15 petals and a few fimbriated petaloids. They are 12.5 cm across x 5 cm deep. Mid-season flowering. Sport: Alpine Glow Variegated.