Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Anna Celeste'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2955. The Camellia Journal,70(3):30 with color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2015, p. 141 with color photo and description. This 48-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 1970. It was originated by Ann Schwarz-Miller of Virginia, USA and registered and propagated by Michael Andruczyk of Chesapeake, Virginia, USA. Bloom: The large to very large sized 12.7cm x 6.3cm semi-double form flower is clear pale pink. It has bright golden yellow anthers and white filaments. This profuse bloomer is long lasting and falls in one piece with heavy petal texture and consistent form. Plant: The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves average 11.4cm x 5.7cm with low serration. Bloom season: Midseason to late.