Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Leodora'
» English Description
La Société Royale d’Horticulture de Belgique, 1842, Catalogue des Plantes, p.22. No description. Berlèse, 1843, Iconographie, vol.2, pl.200: The flower, 10 cm across, is full, cherry red, which lightens to carmine-rose as the flower develops. The outer petals, in 4-5 rows, are 4 cm wide x 5 cm long, round, entire, not numerous, shining, transparent, spread out and imbricated with regularity. Those of the centre are of small number, different shapes, generally rumpled and forming a heart. We posses under this name two plants, one with the flowers double, white, striped with irregular form; the other, red, full, regular form.