Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Casati'
» English Description
Ambroise Verschaffelt, 1950, Catalogue Général, p.46. No description. de Jonghe, 1851, Culture du Camellia, p.100: Imbricated, broad petals, pink blotched. Luzzatti, 1851, Collezione de Camelie, p.10; Verschaffelt, 1856, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book V, pl.IV: As dainty by its delicate foliage as by its regular blossoms of uniform pink colouring, this Camellia was sent us from Milan three years ago by Mr F. Mariani. It produces, in early spring, its floral miniatures, formed of numerous, rounded petals, outspread and imbricated, the central ones turned up to form a small, full rose. Very small white maculae appear at the apex of the petals.