Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Nora's Choice'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1988, vol.XV, No.5, p.25, Reg. No.253: An 8 year old chance C.japonica seedling, originated by Miss K.N. Fergusen, Matamata, New Zealand. First flowered 1984 and the plant shows slow, spreading growth with dark green leaves, 10 cm x 6 cm. The peony form flower is 12-13 cm across x 7 cm deep. Mid-season to late flowering. Buds show colour for some time before opening. There are about 30 petals and odd petaloids or pinky-red stamens. Colour is RHS.CC.Red Group, 52A. This plant produces very heavy blooms, often showing three distinct centres. Lasts well and falls clean.