Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Jiaoyang'
Species/Combination：C. edithae × C. japonica
» English Description
Collected Papers, International Symposium on C.chrysantha, 8-11th January 1994, p.171: pp.112, 114: This is an interspecific hybrid from C.edithae Heimudan x C.japonica Danzhi, originated by Xu Bi Yu, Hangzhou Flower Nursery, China. A dark rose-red semi-double flower with 30 semi-twisted petals, 8 cm across; calyx brown and tomentose. Plant vigorous growing, spreading, with hairy shoots. Leaves tomentose on midribs, both sides glossy green, wide-elliptic to ovate, 7.5 cm long x 4.5 cm wide. Young leaves tinged red, venation impressed, serrations shallow. Petals rounded, united at base, 3.5 cm x 4 cm. Stamens over 200, 2.5 cm long; rosy red at base; pistil 1.9 cm long, 5-6 fid; ovaries slightly hairy.