Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Aroma'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1963, p.214, Reg. No.609: A 7 year old, hand pollenated seedling from Ville de Nantes x Roosevelt Blues, that first bloomed 1958; originated by Dr Walter C. Hava, Waveland, Mississippi, USA. Plant growth is upright, dense and rapid in rate with 9.5 cm x 5 cm, light green leaves. The semi-double flowers, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’ (Masayoshi), are 10 cm across and 5 cm deep with 18 petals and 20 petaloids. The blooms are lavender rose, variegated, with white filaments and have a pronounced fragrance, similar to the Easter Lily. Blooms mid-season.