Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Gwen Washbourne'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1974, Vol.VIII, No.6, p.46, Reg. No.90: A chance seedling of C.reticulata, grown by Mrs G. Washbourne, Morrinsville, New Zealand from seed distributed by the NZCS. It first flowered in 1969. The flower is large, (15-16 cm across) semi-double to open peony form with 18 petals and some rabbit ears. The colour is pinkish red (RHS.CC.Red Group 52B with darker veins and gradually fading to 52C when fully open) Anthers are golden with cream filaments; the foliage dark green (12 cm x 5 cm) with fine serrations