Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Sweet Deborah Jane'
Species/Combination：C. japonica hybrid
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2002, Issue No.141, vol.XXII, No.5, p.11, Re. No.434. Registered by J.R. Finlay, Whangarei, New Zealand. A cross between C.hybrid Fragrant One x C.japonica Kramer’s Supreme, which is scented, and first flowered in 1997. Flower is 11 cm diameter x 5 cm deep, with about 40 petals and 8 petaloids. The flower was offered for registration as rose form double, but the samples seen verged on peony form (little overlapping of petals). The outer petals are mid-pink at the edge, shading to light pink at the centre (RHS.CC.55C to 56A), while the innermost petals are pale creamy pink (RHS.CC.56D). The plant is upright, and of average density and growth rate with dark green leaves 10 cm long x 6 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.