Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Mosè'
» English Description
Medici Spada, 1858, Catalogo nel Giardino a Villa Quiete, p.7: Flower, overwhelming, rose form; petals large, oblong, bilobate. Those intermediate and central petals are elevated, concave, the colour is intense lacquer red, twisted and reticulated, wine purple. The central petals are not symmetrical, and sometimes stamens appear, but the extraordinary size and unusual colour compensates for any defects. Originated in Italy by Mosè Mauri.