Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Max Holliman'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1994, p.62, Reg. No.2294, colour photo pp.64-65: A medium to large size, deep red with a blue tint, peony form C.japonica chance seedling. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated by John Holliman, Thomaston, Georgia, USA. The 34 year old seedling first bloomed in 1961. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 6 cm deep with hundreds of petals. Flower has 2 to 3 rows of ruffled petals, then a thick cluster of shorter petals and then more ruffled petals or rabbit ears. Plant growth is upright, dense and vigorous in rate with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 5 cm wide.