Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Harold Austin'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1983, vol.XIII, No.2, p.11, Reg. No.192: A chance seedling of C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’, (Dataohong), originated by H.G. Austin, New Plymouth, New Zealand that first flowered 1979 on a spreading. open plant of medium growth, with dark green leaves, 12 cm x 5 cm. The very large, semi-double form, measures up to 20 cm across x 8 cm deep with 25 petals and an occasional petaloid. Anthers are golden and it flowers mid-season. Its texture is firm and its colour an intense Rose Madder.