Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kurtzii'
» English Description
Morren, 1836, L’Horticulteur Belge, pl.51, p.51: Originated by Kurtz of Baltimore, USA and imported to France by Faucheux about 1843: A seedling of Anemoniflora with the foliage showing a resemblance to the parent with its fine, sharp serration. The 5 outer petals are orbicular, notched at the apex, and of an intense rose-red with very fine purplish veining. The centre petals are very small, erect, numerous, serried, pleated, of a pure white with veins and touches of violet and borders of yellow.