Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Heterophylla Nova'
» English Description
Berlèse, 1840, Monographie, ed.2, p.126-127: Leaves are nearly 6 cm wide x 10 cm long, oblong, lanceolate, a little twisted, large, regular serrations, of a dark green. The flower is over 10 cm across, double and of a clear cherry-red; the petals at the circumference are not numerous, more or less 5 cm broad, oval, sometimes round, veined, a little reflexed, well imbricated; the others are of average size, ovoid, long, very narrow at the apex; those of the middle are similarly imbricated, while the centre is anemone form similar to ‘Pulcherrima’ (Elegans). The flower is large, round and of the form of Cliveana. Originated in France.