Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Jean Newman'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1994, No.131, p.9, Reg. No.439: Originated by Charles Newman, Western Australia. A chance seedling that first flowered 1984. An informal bicolour flower of 12 petals and 24 petaloids, 7 cm across x 2 cm deep; flowers freely early to mid-season on an upright, spreading plant. Flowers white at centre, darkening to outer petals of red-purple (Methuen 155D) . Leaves elliptic, glossy, apices acute and fine serrations. Petals notched. Flowers shatter. Colour of C.sasanqua Beatrice Emily.