Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Jury's Moon Moth'
Species/Combination：C. pitardii hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2003, Issue No.144, vol.XXIII, No.2, p.14, Reg. No.447. Registered by Mark Jury, Tikorangi, New Zealand. A cross between C.pitardii var. pitardii x C.japonica K. Sawada. The flower is a large semi-double, 12 cm diameter x 5 cm deep, with about 13 long and narrow notched petals. Colour is pale pink, shading somewhat lighter to the flower centre, giving an overall effect of RHS.CC.69A. The clump of stamens is rather lax, with interspersed yellow stamens and 20-30 white petaloids. The flowers are large for the size of the plant, saucer-like and rather floppy. The plant is upright, and of average density and growth rate with dark green leaves 7 cm long x 3.5 cm wide. Flowers mid-season.