Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Conflagration'
» English Description
Magnolia Gardens and Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943. No description. Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, grey red, semi-double to incomplete double (anemone form), 10 cm across by 5 cm deep. Stamens are central but intermix with and partly enclose petaloids. Petals somewhat irregular and waved, of thin texture, some of the outer ones are 5.5 cm wide. Filaments are whitish pink, anthers yellow. Leaves, medium green, elliptic, 9.5 cm x 4 cm wide with long, narrow apex. Serrations very shallow, edges appear to be scalloped. Veins notable and slightly raised. Vigorous, upright growth. Originated at Magnolia Gardens, Johns Island, South Carolina, USA from seed of unknown parents. See black & white illustration, p.91, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I. Sport: Conflagration Variegated.