Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Simmons Magic'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1999, Issue No.132, vol.XXI, No.1, p.18, Reg. No.415. A chance seedling of Bob’s Tinsie, pollen parent unknown, which first flowered 1995. The handsome ‘Tinsie’ (Bokuhan) type flower is a medium size anemone form, 8.5 cm diameter x 4 cm deep, made up of about 12 petals, 100 petaloids and no stamens. The outer ring of petals is well separated from the tidy central mass of petaloids, which are large and even in size. The petals have a heavy texture and their colour is a solid, vivid red (RHS.CC.46C). Plant is upright, fast growing and of average density, with dark green leaves 8.5 cm long x 4.5 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.