Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'New Moon Rising'
» English Description
ACS Registration #2997. The Camellia Journal,71(3):28 with name and color photo. American Camellia Yearbook, 2016, p. 130 with color photo and description. This 11-year-old C. japonica chance seedling of ‘Fuyajo’ first bloomed in 2011. It was originated and propagated by Jim Moon of Portland, Oregon, and registered by Kathy Lintault of McMinnvile, Oregon, USA. Bloom: The small sized 7cm x 6.3cm single form flower is dark wine red. It has golden anthers and pink filaments. This profuse bloomer has consistent form with heavy petal texture, is long lasting and falls in one piece. The petals have dark veining and some of the outer petals have a silver pubescence on the exterior. Plant: The plant habit is upright and open. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Leaf: The medium green leaves have low serration and average 8.2cm x 4.4cm. Bloom season: Midseason to late.