Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Edna Martin'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, vol.XIV, No.4, 1985, p.39, Reg. No.230: A 5 year old chance seedling, originated by Mrs J. Bennett, Whakatane, New Zealand; a C. japonica plant of average growth habits and density, it has dark green leaves measuring 8 cm x 5 cm. The flowers are anemone form but sometimes tend to peony. They average 10-12 cm across x 5 cm deep with 11 heavy textured petals and many petaloids. Flowers mid-season. The colour is unusual with a red base (RHS,CC. Red Purple Group 60A) overlaid with mauve. As the flower ages the mauve colour predominates.