Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Irish Mist'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1982, p.173, Reg. No.1856: A large to very large, cherry-red, anemone form C.japonica chance seedling, late flowering, originated by Marjorie O'Malley, Woodside, California, USA. The 7 year old seedling first flowered 1980. Average flower size, 14 cm wide x 7 cm deep with 9-10 petals and many petaloids. The flower is fragrant with star shaped, elliptic petals and elliptical petaloids incurved to the centre. Plant growth is upright and rapid in rate with medium green leaves, 10 cm x 6 cm. Sport: Irish Mist Variegated.