Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Jean Claris'
» English Description
Koromiko Nursery Catalogue, 1982; New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1984, vol.XIII, No.6, p.24, Reg. No.211: A 10 year old seedling that first flowered as a 2 year old in 1975. Raised by O. Blumhardt, Whangarei, New Zealand. A controlled cross C.saluenensis x C.japonica K. Sawada. Average growth rate with 8 cm x 4 cm dark green leaves. The formal double flowers are bright, deep pink in colour with 65 petals and measure 11 cm across x 4 cm deep. The petals are slightly incurved and the outer petals notched.