Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Forest Fire'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.130, Reg. No.992: A 12 year old seedling of White Queen that first bloomed 1962. Originated by James R. Moore, Hampton, Virginia, USA. Leaves dark green, 10 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flower, similar to ‘Donckelaeri’, (Masayoshi) is 12.5 cm across x 7.5 cm deep and has 14 petals and 7 petaloids. Colour Turkey red with red stamens, which are split into 7 or 8 sections amongst petaloids and 2-4 rabbit ears. Blooms mid-season.