Chosen by Derek Beard
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'May Hansen'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 2019, vol.XXX1, No.3, p.29. NZ Register # 526. A Jim Finlay seedling of unknown parentage registered by Whangarei Quarry Gardens. Given to the Whangarei Quarry Gardens in 2000 and it first flowered in 1998. The flower is a bright pink -with white stripes, RHS 54B, anemone form, 9.5cm with a depth of 4cm. It has 9 petals and a very strong perfume which lasts when picked. The leaves are 9.5 x 4cm and its growth is medium upright. It flowers midseason to late. It is named after a 102 year old volunteer at the Whangarei Quarry Gardens.
Blooming Season： New Zealand