Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Emilia Peruzzi'
» English Description
Backhouse, J., Nursery Catalogue, 1873. No description. Mercatelli Catalogue, 1881, p.19: Large, beautifully formed, regularly imbricated flower, petals bright rosepink, silky, with darker veins, reflexed at the extremities, spotted with white at the centre. Received prize at 1871 Horticultural exhibition, Florence. Originated by Mercatelli, Florence, Italy.