Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Fasciculata Novissima'
Fasciculata Nova (Sacco)
Del Lungo & Girardi, 1928, Le Camelie, p.101. Synonym for Fasciculata Novissima.
» English Description
Sacco, 1832-1833, Paintings in Library of Natural Sciences, Milan, pl.41; Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.122, 229: Leaves 6 cm wide by 7 cm long, oval almost round, a little acuminate, thick, horizontal, a little convex, strongly veined, of a deep green, serrations irregular; bud oval, obtuse, scales blackish at the base and yellowish at the apex; flower 8 cm across, full, soft cherry-red; exterior petals in many rows, some are wide, oblong, others are rounded; some are flat, others are spoon-shaped, irregularly disposed; interior petals very numerous, spaced, unequal, very small, but united in many irregular groups and forming, by their assembly, a wide, uneven centre. Originated by Dr Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy.