Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Helene's Jewel'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
» English Description
NZCS, Camellia Bulletin, No.171, March 2012, p.12; Regn No.491. A chance seedling first flowered in 2008. Believed to be a seedling of Herman Honnor. Plant is upright, open, and of medium growth rate. Dark green leaves are 13 cm x 5 cm, of typical reticulata appearance. Flower is semi-double, 11 cm diameter x 4 cm deep, with about 24 petals and 0-2 petaloids. Colour is mid-pink (RHSCC 58D) with darker shadings (58C) and white veining. Anthers are gold and filaments white. Flowers midseason to late. Originated by Colin Brockelsby, Matamata, NZ.