Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Elspeth Berg'
Species/Combination：C. saluenensis × C. reticulata
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1975, vol.IX, No.3, p.4, Reg. No.114: A seedling from a cross C.saluenensis x C.reticulata hybrid, raised by Mrs J. Berg, Whakatane, New Zealand that first flowered 1971. Habit is upright and open. Foliage is dark green, keeled, reticulate, 11 cm x 5 cm. The flower is semi-double with 10-11 petals and has a large boss of stamens with cream filaments and some rabbit ears. Colour is Red Group RHS.CC.53C. Flowers late in the season.