A bright red peony form flower that was bred by James Finlay of New Zealand. It is mid-season blooming and fragrant. (C. japonica 'Nioi fubuki X 'Kramer's Supreme')
(zone 7) This evergreen Magnolia was selected for use as a screening plant in shade or sun. The plant has rapid growth and is very dense even in shade. The cross made by the late Bill Smith crossed Magnolia figo v skinneriana with Magnolia figo v crassipes. The small pink to ruby flowers are highly fragrant and appear in late spring with occasional blooms through the summer. This plant will be patented.
"Fragrance of Ancient City" (trans.) has small rose-pink sake-cup shaped flowers and a sweet fragrance. The small single blooms are some of the most colorful of the fragrant camellias. The upright lacy growth has a hint of red on the new leaves. (C. japonica 'Tokai' X C. lutchuensis)