Chosen by wangzhonglang
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Xiayong Guose'
Species/Combination：C. azalea hybrid
ICS Journal 2011, p.54 with colour photo; Later registered as Xiayong Guose.
» English Description
China Flowers and Horticulture, No.24, 15 Dec. 2012 with colour photo, Regn E.104; Gao Jiyin et al. 2016. Illustrations of the New Camellias Hybrids that Bloom Year-round. P.196.Originated by Palm Landscape Architexture Co. Ltd., China. A cross of C.azalea x Daikagura, first flowered 2010. Peony form flower, medium to large, 8-12cm diameter, 9 large outside petals, 33 inner petals, and a central mass of about 148 small twisted petals. A few stamens. Flowers red with occasional white strips. Leaves dark green, thick coriaceous, edges shallowly serrated. Spreading plant, with dense branching and vigorous growth. Blooms summer to midwinter. Previously published, ICS Journal 2011, p.55 as ‘Xiari Mudan’.