Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Frolic'
Species/Combination：C. rosiflora hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, Mar. 1991 , vol.XVII, No. 1 , p.46, Reg. No.286: An 8 year old C.rosiflora seedling that first bloomed 1988. Raised and named by Mrs Dorothy Hansen of Waikanae, New Zealand, from a newly germinated seedling supplied by Mrs Phyllis Austin, New Plymouth, New Zealand. It has spreading growth, average density and slow growth rate. The leaves are dark green, 7 cm long x 3 cm wide, while the flower is single, 4 cm across x 2 cm deep with 6-8 petals and 2-4 petaloids, white with a touch of pink. Filaments are white with gold anthers and it flowers early to late season. The bud is pink with the flower opening out flat, with the petals shading pink to the margins. A small, funnel-shaped stamen cluster is intermingled with petaloids. The plant has a tendency to weep and is very floriferous. RHS.CC.56D colour.