Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Smoke Ring'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2005, Issue No.150, vol.XXIV, No.2, p.36, Reg. No.470. Registered by R. & V. Bieleski, Manukau City New Zealand. A sport of Dona Herzilia de Freitas Magalhaes, first observed in 2000, and propagated and verified by Camellia Haven. The flower is a well-defined anemone form, 10 cm across x 4 cm deep, with 11 petals in 2 rows, and 90-100 tightly clustered petaloids held on short, white, fused filaments. As with the parent, flower colour is variable according to growing conditions, ranging from light red with a violet tinge (RHS.CC.61C) to a pure light violet (RHS.CC.70A) and occasionally to darker violet shades. Growth is similar to the parent, upright, dense and strong, with dark green leaves 7.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.