Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia hiemalis 'Rose of Autumn'
» English Description
ACS, The Camellia Journal, May 2002, p.12 with colour photo, Reg. No.2564. A seedling of C.hiemalis Kanjiro, pollen parent unknown. The semi-double to rose form flower is a glowing rose-pink. Flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Robert Green, Jr, Fairhope, Ala., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, 2002, p.130, colour photo p.c11. The 11-plus year old seedling first flowered in 1994. Flowers measure 9.5 cm across, with fluorescence or sheen. Plant is upright, dense and vigorous, with dark green leaves 5.7 cm long x 2.5 cm wide.