Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Crimson Buoy'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1981, Vol.XII, No.2, p.7, Reg. No.168: A seedling raised by L.E. Jury, New Plymouth, New Zealand from a cross of C.japonica ‘Fuyajo’ (Kon-Wabisuke) x C.japonica Australis that first bloomed 1970. Growth is slow to form a plant of average habit and open density. The dark green leaves measure 7 cm x 4 cm. The single, crimson flower, 8.5 cm x 4.5 cm, has 5 petals, golden yellow anthers and cream filaments. Flowers mid-season to late.