Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Capitol City'
» English Description
SCCS, 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature as “Rose red. Medium single”. A camellia similar to Mihata. An unidentified Japanese camellia from the Old Camellia City Nursery, Sacramento, California, USA, named and introduced by Camellia Hall, Sacramento, in 1947: A fire red single, with yellow stamens in the centre, 7.5-8 cm across. It is also said to be the sport of Miss Sacramento. There is also a variegated form. See black and white photo: Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I, p.76.