Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Deep Secret'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1992, Issue No.111, vol.XVIII, No.4, p.7, Reg. No.294: Originated by Les Jury, New Plymouth, New Zealand. First bloomed 1987 at 12 years old, a seedling of Scarlet Buoy x Bob Hope. The growth habit is upright and of medium density and rapidity,, the dark green leaves being 9 cm long x 4.5 cm wide. The flower is semi-double, cardinal red (RHS.CC.53B with veining 53A) veined darker, and the anthers are lemon yellow on yellow filaments. Blooms mid-season and flowers medium to large. This cultivar was awarded as an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) plant by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2007 at H5 rate (hardy: cold winter; -15°C to -10°C).
Blooming Season： New Zealand