Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Blissful Dawn'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1982, p.52, Reg. No.182: A seedling of C.x williamsii Donation, the male parent assumed to be the “Wild Retic”. Growth habit is upright with average density and medium rate. The leaves, 10 cm x 4 cm, are dark green. The 12 petalled flower is semi-double, 12-13 cm across and 4 cm deep, white at the base and shaded pink towards the tips, guard petals darker. Mid-season flowering. Originated in New Zealand.