Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Belle Florentine'
» English Description
Berlèse, 1845, Monographie, ed.3, p.245, No.487: Leaves, 9-10 cm long, 6-7 cm wide, long-oval, acuminate, deeply serrate, dark green; buds slim, long and very pointed in the winter, becoming oval, obtuse with whitish scales. Flower, 9-10 cm across, full rose form double, of a dark orange-red carmine; petals in 6 rows, long oval, notched, reflexed, channelled, distantly imbricated; those at the centre, the same size, very long, of deep red. Originated by Guicciardini, Florence, Italy.