Chosen by Yves CHAPEL
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia ‘Cândido Cruz’
» English Description
Cândido Cruz (C. x reticulata), European Reg. No 185. Originated by António Assunção, Guimarães, Portugal. Seedling of unknown parentage in 2001, first flowering in 2012. Plant: growth habit bushy and dense, growth rate fast; blooming from January to March in Portugal. Flower: large 15 x 12 cm, pink semi-double form, wavy petals occasionally notched, inner petals obovate to elliptic, veined darker; yellow-gold tea whisk stamens with light yellow filaments. Spent flowers falling whole. Leaf: large 15 x 7 cm, flat, elliptic, slightly acuminated apex, serrate margin, dark green. Other data: named after A. Assunção´s dear friend and camellia lover.
Flower Size： 12-15 cm
Blooming Season： 1-3 Month Portugal