Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Emperor (US)'
» English Description
Lindo Nursery Price List, 1940-1941: Semi-double, deep pink. Extremely large. Gerbing Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1943-1944 invalidly as ‘Emperor’: This beautifully formed, peony camellia originated in Loxley, Alabama, USA where it was sold under the incorrect name of ‘Emperor of Russia’. The very large flowers open early. Free flowering. Foliage deep green, heavily ribbed. Slow, spreading growth. A large, red, peony form. Sport: Emperor Variegated.