Chosen by Pat Short
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Loki Schmidt'
Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification....Outstanding Camellias, p.414; Chinese synonym for the Germany C.hybrid Loki Schmidt.
» English Description
International Camellia Journal 2005, p.129 with colour photo; Reg. No. 57. A seedling of C.japonica ‘Akebono’ and C.pitardii. Originated by Peter Fischer, Wingst, Germany. First flowered 1990. An upright, bushy shrub of medium growth rate. Flowers mid-season. Blooms consist of 6 petals, white centre with a wide border of rose pink (RHS.CC. 55C) and golden stamens. Cup-shaped flowers, 7 cm diameter x 4 cm deep. Flowers fall whole. Considered a hardy garden plant in Germany. Chinese synonym ‘Laoke’.