This C.hybrid of 'Ruby Bells' x 'Kuro-tsubaki' was originated by O. Blumhardt, of New Zealand. It first flowered 1980 and was registered witth the
Bloom: The miniatrue to small semi-double flowers are very dark red (RHS.CC.187A-B) with 22 petals with yellow anthers and reddish filaments, heavy, waxy texture, narrow petals.
Plant: Plant upright and average.
Leaf: small, dark green leaves, narrow-elliptic, 7 cm x 2.5 cm. New growth is shiny, purple red.
Bloom season: Midseason to late.