Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Dark Jewel'
Gao, Jiyin, 1998, The World's Best Camellia Cultivars, p.105. Chinese synonym for Dark Jewel.
» English Description
ACRS., 1985, Camellia News, No.95, p.20, Reg. No.335 with colour plate on back cover: Originated by Edgar Sebire, Wandin North, Victoria, Australia. A seedling of Damanao as ‘Cornelian’ that first flowered 1980. The very dark red, large, peony flowers bloom mid-season on an open, upright plant with 9 cm x 5 cm leaves, lanceolate, long acuminate, finely serrate.