Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Hobbs' Choice'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1998, No.147, p.12, Reg. No.504. Originated by L.Hobbs, Docaster East, Vic., Australia, and registered by T.J. Savige, Wirlinga. A chance seedling that first flowered in 1992. A pale to light pink (RHS.CC.55C to 56B) flower of 8-10 petals, 10 cm across x 2 cm deep. Flowers early in the season on an open, bushy, fast-growing plant. Leaves dark green, matt, elliptic, fine serrations, apex blunt acute to acuminate, base cuneate, 5 cm long x 2.5 cm wide. Petals wide emarginated. Very large, flat flowers opening bright pink, fading to pale pink.