Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Spring Fanfare'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1997, No.143, p.17, Reg. No.496. Originated by Thomas J. Savige, Wirlinga, NSW, Australia, and registered by Andrew Raper, Rhodo Glen Nursery, Melbourne. A cross between C.japonica Kuro–tsubaki x (Tiny Princess, seed parent x C.tsaii.) First flowered 1989. The 5 petal, single pink (RHS.CC.68C) flower is 2.5 cm across x 1.5 cm deep, and flowers freely late in the season on an upright spreading plant of rapid growth. Leaves deep green, glossy, flat, elongated, serrate margins, acuminate apex, 8.8 cm long x 3.6 cm wide. Petals fluted, first petal whiteon reverse. Filaments in a column. A floriferous cluster-flowering hybrid.