Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Gracilis Miniata'
» English Description
Verschaffelt, 1858, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book IX, pl.III: Obtained from seed in Belgium from where we acquired it 3 years ago. Its blossoms, of medium size, are of a vivid carmine colouring with bands of delicate pink (rather than white) are composed of biform petals. The exterior petals are rounded, full or scarcely lobate; those of the interior are much smaller, ovate-lanceolate and acute, all imbricated with the utmost regularity.