Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Anastasia'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellua Bulletin, 1989, vol.XVI, No.1, p.26, Reg. No.259: Originated by Mrs T. Steedman, Wanganui, New Zealand. A chance C.japonica seedling, 7 years old, that first bloomed 1986. The plant has a dense, upright habit and medium growth rate. Leaves are light green measuring 8-9 cm long x 5-6 cm wide. The peony form blooms have 35-40 petals with several petaloids and measure 12 cm across x 6 cm deep. The colour is a warm pink with stamens grouped evenly through the flower. Anthers are yellow with white filaments. Some veining show in the petals. Blooms mid-seven to late. Colour is RHS.CC.54B.