Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Strawberry Parfait'
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1992, Issue No.111, vol.XVII, No.4, p.6, Reg. No.291: Originated by Les Jury, New Plymouth, New Zealand from the C.japonica cross Scarlet Buoy x Brushfield’s Yellow. The plant, now 13 years old, first bloomed 1987, and the flower is china rose striped with crimson (RHS.CC.58B striped 52A). The flower is 11 cm across x 6 cm deep with 31 petals and 36 petaloids. It is semi-double to loose peony form. The anthers are straw yellow and the filaments aureolin, and it flowers mid-season. The plant is upright, dense and medium in growth rate, with dark green leaves 8 cm long x 4 cm wide.