Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kalarena'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.317, Reg. No.177: A chance 20 year old seedling originated by J. Hertz Brown, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, that flowered for the first time 1950. Plant growth is upright and slow with oval, dark green leaves, deeply serrated. Flowers are formal double, similar to Alba Plena, watermelon red, 30-50 incurved petals, tipped with purple, similar to ‘Mathotiana’ (Julia Drayton), 10-12 cm across. Flowers mid-season.