Rubescens Major

Camellia japonica 'Rubescens Major'
Parentage not released.
H.Guichard, Nantes, France 1886
AM 1959, (AGM 1969, 1993, 2002 removed 2012)
Compact habit, though there may also be a vigorous form.
Flowers: large double to rose form with broad petals; crimson with darker veining.
Foliage: medium sized, dark, long, and glossy.
Mid season.
A really large reliable outdoor blossom.

Photos: Jim Stephens