Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dahong Furong'
» English Description
Shanghai Botanic Gardens List, 1985. No description. Savige, 1986, International Camellia Journal, No.18, p.107, 108: Light red, irregular, peony form, some deeper veining. Centre mass of petaloids with small, twisted petals and stamens intermixed. Outer petals large, variable and twisted. Originated in China.
Dahongfurong. (Camellia japonica) Synonym: None Originate: Chongqing Characteristics: Plant habit medium vigorous, with open crown, medium branching. Leaves yellowish green, glossy, flat, with apex apiculate, base obtuse, measured 7 cm to 8.5 cm across by 3.5 cm to 4.5 cm wide, serrate tiny, fine but shallow. Flowers bright red to dark red diameter 8 cm to 9 cm. Petals, with margin crinkled, wavy and slightly incurved, undulate, with apex notched. Stamens isolated in group by petals. Petaloids by some stamens, mixed with normal stamens, imbricated loose, irregular size, rounded, 12 segments, peony form, medium floral abundance. Flowers February to April, with fully blooming in March. Key points of identification: Flowers bright red to dark red, with petal margins wavy and slightly incurved, petaloids by some stamens.
» Chinese Description
Flower Size： 8-9 cm
Blooming Season： 2-4 Month China