Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Inopinata della Valcosa'
» English Description
ICS Journal, 2002, p.86, Reg. No.31: An open pollinated seedling of Hagoromo. Originated by Gaetano de Persiis, Altari, Italy. First flowered in 2000 at circa 7 years. An upright shrub of slow growth rate. Flowers floriferously early season. A white (light pink) with variable red and pink speckling; semi-double with 29-41 stamens, 10 cm across x 4.5 cm deep. Italian CS, Notiziario, 2002, No.2, p.5 with colour photo; Semi-double, petals 14-16, elliptic, blades convex, margin lightly waved, colour fleshy white (RHS.CC. 62D) with stripes and splashes of pale pink, crimson and blood red (53C, 62A, and 56B). No petaloids. Leaves 7.7 cm x 3.75 cm, elliptic, cuspidate, finely serrulate, light green.