Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Tinsie Gold'
» English Description
ACRS, Camellia News, 1992, No.123, p.5, Reg. No.415: Originated by Dr Graeme Downe, Endeavour Hills, Victoria, Australia. A genetic leaf sport of ‘Tinsie’ (Bokuhan), that first appeared in 1982, with leaves having a wide yellow border (RHS.CC.7A), surrounding a glossy green centre (RHS.CC.141A). Leaves are elongate, curled, finely serrate with acuminate apex 7 cm long x 2.7 cm wide. The plant is upright and bushy. Flowers like a small ‘Tinsie’.