Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Florita'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.163, 164, Reg. No.1078: A 12 year old chance seedling sasanqua that first flowered 1961; originated by Dr John D. Lawson, Antioch, California, USA. Plant growth is upright, medium and open with dark green leaves 4 cm long x 2.5 cm wide. The anemone form bloom is white with back of the petals pink, with yellow anthers and filaments. It measures 6.5 cm across x 6 cm deep with 5 petals and 36-45 petaloids. Blooms early. Commercially introduced 1963.