Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Sleeping Scent'
Species/Combination：C. japonica hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 1998, Issue No.129, vol.XX, No.4, p.21 Reg. No.386. Registered by J.R. Finlay, Whangarei, New Zealand. A cross between a seedling [(Mrs Bertha A. Harms x C.hybrid Salab) x Erin Farmer] x Tama-ikari. Flower is a medium size semi-double, 9 cm diameter x 3 cm deep, with about 14 petals, and loosely packed stamens which occupy about 2/5 of the flower diameter. Colour is a deep pink at the petal tips shading lighter in towards the midrib and to the base of the petals (RHS.CC. 55B fading to 62D; main body of petals and overall appearance of 55B – 55C). Plant is of average growth habit and medium vigour, with light green leaves 7 cm long x 3 cm wide. Flower has a light fragrance.