Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Diana'
» English Description
Cachet Catalogue, 1840-1841, p.2. No description. Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.117, 229: Leaves, 8 cm long x 5.4 cm wide, long-oval, acuminate, apex recurved, horizontal, prominent venation; regular, fine serrations, of a dark green; buds large, obtuse with blackish scales; Flower full, about 9 cm in diameter, cherry-red; exterior petals, 8-9 in number, broad, oblong, some entire, others notched, reflexed, those following are very numerous, forming a corolla like a bowl similar to Lefévriana’. Originated by Mariani, Milan Italy. In America this name has been used invalidly as a synonym for Imura.