Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Marta Campo Bella'
» English Description
A seedling of unknown parentage, grown for approx. 150 years at Casa de Campo Bella, Italy. Registered for the owner, Marta Glória Cernache, by Diego Cernache and António Assungaó. Plant growth is dense, bushy and spreading, at medium growth rate. Flowers early to mid-season. Flower is red/pink (RHSCC Red 53C) some flowers also having white blotches. Semidouble, cup-shaped, with 18 petals, diameter 10cm x height 10cm. Centre petals smaller and mixed with stamens, which have yellow anthers and whitish pale pink filaments. Dark green leaves (RHSCC Green 139A) curved, keeled, margins recurved, 7cm x 4.2cm.