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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Luis Torres'
» English Description
C. Salinero, P. Vela, A. Barros, 2014. Publicación de la Asociación Española de la Camelia (issue 25, p.49, 2014) with photos and detailed description, edited by the Spanish Camellia Society. Originated by Begona Franco, Boiro, ACoruna, Spain. FLOWER formal double, imbricated, about 6 - 7.8 cm in diameter and 3.2 -3.7 cm depth, 53B red group RHS colour chart; Petals: 54 to 100, rounded to elliptical, with cordate margin; internal incurved and external reflexed. Some petals are homogeneous in color and others with white stripes. LEAF 9 -11 cm long and 4 - 5.5 cm wide, medium green, dull, elliptical to lanceolate; Margin: finely dentate; Apex: pointed to acuminated; Base: acute. PLANT Habit: bushy and medium growth. Blooming period mid-season to late, about three months flowering, from mid-February to May. It was originated in 1997 and first bloomed in 2005.