Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Emily Kate Caple'
Species/Combination：C. pitardii × C. reticulata
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1973, vol.VIII, No.2, p.25, Reg. No.87: An open pollinated seedling from C.pitardii (Tourje red anthered form), male parent C.reticulata. Originated by Mrs A.B. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand. Growth is upright, medium density, leaves mid-green, 10 cm x 4.5 cm. Flowers are semi-double to loose peony form with 14 petals and occasional petaloids. The anthers are red-brown before opening, then golden. Filaments are cream. The petals are fluted and frilled and the colour is RHS, Red-Purple Group 66C-D, shading to much paler at the edges and size is 11-13 cm across x 7-8 cm deep. Flowers early.