Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia reticulata 'Sydney Woodroffe'
SCCS., 1984, Camellia Nomenclature, p.126. Orthographic error for Sydney Woodroffe.
» English Description
New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1981, vol.XII, No.2, p.5, Reg. No.163: A chance seedling of Buddha, originated by Mrs A.B. Durrant, Rotorua, New Zealand, that first flowered 1976. Growth is upright and rapid in rate. The reticulate, dark green leaves are 16cm x 6.8 cm. The semi-double flower has 12-14 petals and is 17 cm across x 6 cm deep. The colour is deep pink (RHS.CC.58B). Anthers are brown-gold. Flowers have a large burst of stamens and rabbit ears, petals are creped and notched. Blooms early to mid-season.