Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Souvenir de Ferdinand Favre'
Meaning：Named for 18-19th Century politician
» English Description
ICS Journal, 2004, p.73 with colour photo, Reg. No.44: Originated in Carquefou, France, by M. Alfred Lemaitre. A sport of Roi des Belges, having all petals finely fimbriated. First observed 1994, propagated 1995 with 100% stability. An upright shrub of medium growth rate. Long blooming period, mid-season to late. A red (RHS.CC.45D) formal double, 8-11 cm across x 4-5 cm deep. Named for Ferdinand Favre (1779-1867), the 18-19th century politician, and the first person to introduce camellias to Nantes.
Blooming Season： France