Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Elatior'
» English Description
Florist, Fruitist & Garden Misc., 1862, p.73: Crimson formal double. The Floral Magazine, vol.2, 1862, in text of pl.95: ‘Master Rose’ or ‘Maesteri’ “We saw in a collection exhibited by William Paul of Waltham cross...a variety called Elatior which seemed to approach near to [‘Maesteri’]”. Originated in England.