Jupiter AGM

Camellia japonica 'Jupiter'
Parentage unknown.
Paul, England 1904
AM 1953, AGM (1993, 2002) 2012
Vigorous erect growth.
Flowers: medium (to 10cm) single to semi-double with a prominent boss of stamens; bright scarlet sometimes with white blotches.
Foliage: dark and glossy with a sideways facing point.
Mid season.
A proven cultivar and still one of the best reds for general cultivation.

Photos: Jim Stephens