Chosen by Carmen Salinero
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Anuka'
» English Description
It was registered by Ana Calo and ESTACIÓN FITOPATOLÓXICA AREEIRO, PONTEVEDRA. SPAIN. First published in Camelia, the journal of Sociedad Española de la Camelia-Spain, 2016, 29:48. Obtained by Benedicto Prado Díaz from C. japonica seed, probably a seed from 'Tama-no-ura', in 2004. FLOWER: Anemone, small, 5.5 cm diameter and 5 cm depth, pink-red emarginated of white (53B-D -RHSCC). LEAF: medium size, 7.5-9.5 cm long and 3.5-4.5 cm widht, medium green, elliptical to lanceolate, with acuminate apex and acute base. PLANT: straight and semi-open shrub with medium growth habit. The blooming period starts in December and extends until the end of March. Other data: It was nominated by Benedicto Prado with this affectionate name for Ana Calo. First bloom in 2010, and it was introduced in the 10th Camellia Sasanqua Exhibition in Boiro (Galicia, Spain), in 2013.