Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'C. N. Porter'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1971, p.44, Reg. No.1144: A 5 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1969; originated by C.N. Porter, Talladega Springs, Alabama, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 10 cm long by 4 cm wide. The loose, peony form (similar to Daikagura) bloom is dark red with yellow anthers and pale pink filaments. It has 33 petals and 7 petaloids and measures 13 cm across by 7.5 cm deep. Blooms mid-season to late.