Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Choice Fragrance'
» English Description
Choice Fragrance (C.japonica hybrid). New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2002, Issue No.141, vol.XXII, No.5, p.10, Reg. No.429. Registered by J.R. Finlay, Whangarei, New Zealand. A cross between an unnamed hybrid seedling (Mrs Bertha A. Harms x Salab) x C.japonica Erin Farmer, which first flowered in 1988. Flower is of anemone form, 10 cm diameter x 4.5 cm deep, with about 10 bright pink (RHS.CC.52A) petals and 60-80 petaloids of the same colour. The flower is fragrant. The plant is upright, and of average density and growth rate with dark green leaves 9 cm long x 5 cm wide. Flowers early to mid-season.