Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Happiness'
Species/Combination：C. pitardii × C. reticulata
Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.10. Chinese synonym for the New Zealand C.reticulata hybrid Happiness.
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1976, vol.IX, No.6, p.27, Reg. No . 126: A seedling of C.pitardii var. yunnanensis x C. reticulata ‘Willow Wand’ (Liuye Yinhong). First flowered 1973. Originated by Mrs T. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand. Growth habit is upright with pendulous branches; leaves dark green with fine serrations, 11 cm x 4.5 cm. The flower is semi-double with an exceptionally high central boss of stamens with cream filaments and golden anthers. The 12-14 petals are heavily waved, deeply notched and folded. Its colour is RHS.CC Red Group 55C fading to 55D. and size is 11 cm across x 4.5 cm deep. Early flowering.