Chosen by wangzhonglang
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia sasanqua 'Queenslander'
Gao, Jiyin, Ltr 5th August 1992. Chinese synonym for the Australian C.sasanqua Queenslander.
» English Description
ACRS., 1967, Camellia News, No.28, p.4, Reg. No.76: Originated by Alex Scott, Birkdale, Queensland. Grown from seed imported from France of unknown parentage. First bloomed 1958 on a 4 year old plant. It has vigorous, open, upright growth with plum coloured young foliage. The flowers are 7.5 cm across, of a soft silvery pink with a bud centre opening out to an incomplete double. Leaves pale olive green, 5 cm x 2.5 cm, markedly serrate. Blooms mid-season.