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Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Luiz Van-Zeller'
» English Description
International Camellia Journal, 2008, p.122 with colour photo; Reg. No. 67. Assumed to be an open pollinated seedling. Originated by Christiano Van-Zeller, Quinta de Fiaes, Portugal before 1900. First described Jornal de Horticultura Practica, Vol. XXIII, 1892, pp.101-102. A spreading, bushy shrub of moderate growth rate. Blooms mid-season. A heavy textured single flower, 7-8 cm diameter x 4-5 cm deep. Colour is bright red, with irregular white blotches apparently virus induced. Prominent tubular stamen ring with golden anthers. Spent flowers fall whole.