Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Caro-Lan'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, June 2006, p.28, colour photo p.29, Reg. No.2677. A chance seedling that first flowered 1994. Originated by Harold Haeffele, Hampstead, N.C.,USA. The 9 cm diameter, dark pink, formal double bloom has a lighter coloured centre. The bloom is incurved, star-shaped and tiered, with heavy petal texture. Plant is open with average growth rate and dark green leaves. Flowers mid-season to late.