Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Herzilia II'
» English Description
Alfredo Moreira da Silva, Catalogue No.105, 1970-1971, p.27, Ref.142: Lilac red, sometimes bluish purple. Colour photo back cover, Catalogue No.107, 1972-1973. Ferreira & Celina, 2000, O Mundo da Camélia, p.87 with colour photo; Anemone form, vermilion tinted lilac, turning azure, medium size, blooms mid-season. It is believed among the Portuguese camellia community that the writer of the description in Catalogue 105 confused it with Dona Herzilia de Freitas Magalhaes. Herzilia II also ranges through various shades of violet-red to purple, but in addition shows consistent and prominent white blotches. Originated in Portugal.