Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kirsten'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1997, Issue No.126, vol.XX, No.1, p.20, Reg. No.381. Registered by R.M. Young, Marton, New Zealand. A seedling of Nancy Bird, pollen parent uncertain, but thought to be Tiffany. A 16 year old plant which first bloomed in 1989. A large formal double flower, 10 cm in diameter, with 45 petals which are pointed and of a heavy texture that gives the flower a special character. Colour is soft pink (RHS.CC. 65C), becoming paler towards the centre. Plant is upright and of average size and density. Leaves are 11 cm long x 6.5 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.