Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Claudia Vanis'
» English Description
Claudia Vanis. (C.japonica), ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 1999, p.5, Reg. No.2509. A hot pink,
rose form double chance seedling. Flowers mid-season. Yellow anthers, bright yellow
filaments. Originated by Dr Tom Dodd, Semmes, Ala., USA. American Camellia Yearbook,
1999, p.5, colour photo before p.1. The 14 year old seedling first flowered 1989. Average
flower size is 12 cm across x 2.5 cm deep, with 64 petals that may be crinkled or lightly
streaked with lighter pink. The heavy textured petals also have a sheen. Plant growth is
upright, dense and vigorous, with dark green leaves about 9 cm long x 6.5 cm wide.