Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Red Blossom'
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1986, p.93, Reg. No.2001: A large, very red, peony form C.japonica chance seedling that flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Paul Gilley, Grand Ridge, Florida, USA. The 6 year old seedling first bloomed 1983. Average flower size is 11 cm across x 7.5 cm deep with 20 petals, red filaments and yellow anthers. Plant growth is average and light green leaves, 7.5 cm wide.