Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Maculosa'
» English Description
Verschaffelt, 1860, Nouvelle Iconographie, Book XI, pl.I: This variety resembles a large, hybrid remontant rose. Its ample petals, the exterior rounded, those interior lanceolate-acute are spirally inserted but grouped regularly. The colouring is cherry-crimson, liberally streaked with white, with sometimes the white predominating. Originated in the USA and not connected with the Herbert ‘Maculosa’, a synonym for Calypso.