Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Rose of Kastellorizo'
Kastellorizo Rose (C.japonica), ACRS, Camellia News, 1997, No.143, p.15, Reg. No.474. Originated by F.K. Abbott, Rossmoyne, Western Australia. A chance seedling that first flowered 1989. The white formal double flower of 93 petals is 7 cm diameter x 3 cm deep, and flowers mid-season to late on a bushy upright plant of medium growth. Leaves are deep green, elliptic, fine serrations, smooth surface, acuminate apex, 8 cm long x 5 cm wide. Petals slightly cupped. Name is illegal according to the Nomenclature Code, which bars using a plant genus name as last word in a cultivar name. Renamed Rose of Kastellorizo.
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Blooming Season： Australia