Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Dawn's Own'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1995, No.135, p.11, colour pl. p.2, Reg. No.445: Originated by Kenneth Brown, Mitcham, Victoria, Australia. A chance seedling of C.japonica Rosemary Elsom. First flowered 1989. A pink (RHS.CC.62B) flower of anemone form with 10 petals and numerous petaloids, 8 cm across x 5 cm deep. Plant growth is average and bushy. Leaves olive-green, glossy, ovate, flat with serrate margins and acuminate apices, 10 cm long x 5 cm wide. Petals open flat. Filaments and petaloids mixed. Flowers shed whole. Free flowering, mid-season to late.