Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Exaltation'
» English Description
RHS., 1968, The Rhododendron and Camellia Yearbook, pl.9, p.15 and p.236 for notification of a “Preliminary Commendation” awarded Feb.1967. Originated at the Savill Gardens, England as a cross of C.x williamsii x C.japonica, Gauntlettii. Received an “Award of Merit”, 1968 and 1974. A pale pink, semi-double (10 cm across), 15-18 petals, cleft at the apex, fluted, with the centre a mixture of short stamens and a few small, twisted petals.