Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Christine Ann'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1992, Issue No.112, vol.XVII, No.5, p.37, Reg. No.316: Originated by Myrtle T. Kennedy, Whangarei New Zealand. An 8 year old chance seedling that first bloomed in 1989. The plant is of average growth and habit, and the leaves are mid-green with good serrations and measure 9 cm x 4 cm. The flower is anemone form with a large boss of petaloids and 6 wavy petals. Average flower size is 10 cm across and coloured wildwood pink (RHS.CC.58C). The anthers are yellow with pale pink filaments. Flowers early to mid-season. Holds well, having firm textured petals that stand up through the centre.