Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Bonnie Belle'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1989, vol.XVI, No.l, p.28, Reg. No.267: Originated by Les Jury, New Plymouth, NZ., from C.japonica ‘Tinsie’ x Margaret Davis. The seedling is 12 years old and first flowered 1980. The plant is of average growth and density and the leaves are light green, 7.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. The miniature, red flower measures 5.5-6 cm across x 5 cm deep. Petals number 7 with about 80 petaloids, with yellow filaments and white anthers. Flowers mid-season. Flowers are bell-shaped with a tight boss of petaloids in white, yellow and carmine. (RHS.CC.47A-B).