Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Huohua'
» English Description
Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.52, No.337, colour photo, No.195: Medium size, 8-10 cm across, deep flame red, anemone form with 2 rows of large, rounded, guard petals, and a centre of crowded, folded petaloids, some with white markings. Leaves dark green. Originated in China.
Huohua. (Camellia japonica) Synonym: None Originate: Sichuan Characteristics: Plant growth relatively compact and vigorous, medium branching, less branching angle. Leaves green with occasional yellowish spots, measured 7 cm to 8 cm across by 3.5 cm to 4 cm wide, with apex apiculate and recurved one side, base cuneate, reflexed, serrate finely and shallowly. Flowers bright red. Outer petals wavy, 11 segments, imbricated in 2 rows, with margins crinkled, two sides reflexed down, central part convex upward as a butterfly wing. Petaloids by some stamens, mixed with normal stamens in centre as radially erect, protrude out of centre as opening fire spark. Semi-double form. Medium floral abundance, diameter 9 cm to 11 cm. Blooming February to April, at fully blooming in March. Key points of identification: Petals as butterfly wings, petaloids and normal erect, imbricated in radial, protrude in floral centre.
» Chinese Description
Flower Size： 9-11 cm
Blooming Season： 2-4 Month China