Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Alta Rimer'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.43, Reg. No.1148: A 6 year old chance seedling C.japonica that first bloomed 1969. Originated by Jack Rimer, Marion, South Carolina, USA. Plant growth, upright, average in rate with dark green leaves, 9.5 cm x 3.8 cm in size. The semi-double, Hikarugenji type, flower is very dark red with a burgundy hue. Blooms are heavy textured and fall intact. It has 22 petals and 4-5 petaloids with yellow anthers and pink filaments. Size, 10 cm across x 3.8 cm deep.