Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Dancing Flame'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, July 2010, p.10; Regn No.486; A cross of Peggy Burton x Black Magic, made in 1999 and first flowered 2002. Plant is upright, open foliage when young, and of medium growth rate. Mid-green leaves are 8 cm x 4 cm, with crinkled and serrated margins like Black Magic. Flower is semi-double, 9 cm x 5 cm, with 16-18 petals and occasionally a few petaloids. Colour is a rich, deep scarlet (RHS.CC. 46B) and the upstanding petals are fluted and frilled at the edges. Stamens are interspersed with the petals and have cream filaments and gold anthers. Originated by Neville Haydon, Takanini, New Zealand.