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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Jasmim'
» English Description
International Camellia Journal, 2008, p.122 with colour photo; Reg. No. 65. Assumed to be an open pollinated seedling. Originated by Christiano Van-Zeller, Quinta de Fiaes, Portugal before 1900. First described Jornal de Horticultura Practica, Vol. XXIII, 1892, pp.100-101, A.D’Almeida, “Fiaes, Eden das Camellias”. A fastigate weeping shrub of open habit, with slow growth rate. Flowers mid-season. White, with cream stamens which give the centre a yellowish appearance. Variable flower form, semi-double to rose form or anemone, 7-8 cm diameter x 4-5 cm deep. Spent flowers fall whole. Leaves yellowish green, narrowly obovate, slightly acuminate and almost imperceptibly dentate, olive green venation.