Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Cornish Snow'
Species/Combination：C. saluenensis × C. cuspidata
Mixue. (Rice Snow)
Gao, Jiyin, 30 July 1990. Chinese synonym for the Caerhays hybrid Cornish Snow.
» English Description
RHS, Journal, 1948. Granted an ‘Award of Merit’. A seedling raised at Caerhays Castle by Mr. Williams, using C.cuspidata as the seed parent and C.saluenensis as the pollen parent. Of the family it is a weaker grower with single white flowers very remininscent of wild roses, borne profusely over a long period. Buds often pink-tinged. It is a medium-sized shrub of lax, erect growth, with narrowly ovate dark green leaves. young growth tinted bronze. Single white flowers 4-5 cm in width, tinged pink on reverse, open from midwinter. Chinese synonym: ‘Mixue’.