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.