Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Sharon Rose'
» English Description
SCCS., 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: A 5 year old seedling of unknown parentage, originated by Cecil R. Allen, Milton, Florida, USA that first flowered 1950. Plant growth open and slow. The 10 cm across flower is an incomplete double with large petaloids. There are three rows of large, almost square petals, followed by a row of curled petals, small petaloids and stamens. Then a couple of rows of imbricated petals with smaller petals in the centre. Flower colour is red (3-U-6 M&P). Flowers mid-season.