Chosen by Derek Beard
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Sophie Johnson'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 2019, vol.XXX1, No.2, p.28. NZ Registration #514. A Jim Finlay seedling of unknown parentage registered by Whangarei Quarry Gardens. Given to the Whangarei Quarry Gardens in 2000. The flowers are red, RHS 53B, semi-double, 10cm with a depth of 4.5cm. It has 6 to 8 petals and 1 to 2 petaloids and has a strong fragrance. The leaves are 10cm x 5cm, the growth is open, upright and spreading and it flowers midseason.
Blooming Season： New Zealand