CAMELLIAS

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Camellia hiemalis - A small, evergreen tree with coriaceous leaves and pink or white flowers.  It is thought to be a cross between Camellia japonica and Camellia sasanqua.  Zones 8 - 10.

Camellia hiemalis 'Bonanza' - A vigorous, dense, upright grower with deep red, semi-peony form flowers having prominent, yellow stamens early in the season.

Camellia hiemalis 'Dazzler' - A tall, vigorous grower of spreading habit with semi-double, rose-red flowers.  Originated at Nuccio's Nurseries in Altadena, California.

Camellia hiemalis 'Pink Snow' - A vigorous grower of spreading habit with medium size, clear light pink flowers of anemone form.

Camellia hiemalis 'Shishigashira' [beni-kantsubaki - lion's head - shishi-sazanka - shizitou] - A dwarf, free flowering shrub with semi-double to double, rose-pink flowers.  Particularly decorative as a hedge but also useful for espalier.

Camellia hiemalis 'Showa-no-sakae' [glory of the showa era] - Of spreading habit with medium to large, rose form, soft pink flowers having a musky fragrance.

Camellia hiemalis 'Sparkling Burgundy' - Of vigorous upright to spreading habit with deep purplish pink flowers over a long bloom season.

Camellia japonica (japanese camellia) - A large, evergreen shrub with large, glossy leaves and showy flowers in wintertime.  Zones 7 - 9.

Camellia japonica 'Debutante' - An early to mid-season bloomer with abundant, large, clear light pink, full peony type blooms.

Camellia japonica 'General George Patton' - Named in honor of the greatest American general of all time, this choice camellia has beautiful, bright pink flowers.

Camellia japonica 'Governor Mouton' - A wide, willowy grower of medium growth rate with irregular double, red flowers blotched white.

Camellia japonica 'Julia Drayton' [purple dawn] - Produces very large, dark crimson flowers of rose to formal double form sometimes having a purple cast.

Camellia japonica 'Kramer's Supreme' - This award winning clone has striking, large, bright red flowers of full peony form.  The flowers possess a nice fragrance.

Camellia japonica 'Nina Avery' [aiwuli] - A medium grower of tall habit with semi-double to loose peony form flowers being white washed with rose-pink.  Released by Jungle Gardens in 1949.

Camellia japonica 'Pink Perfection':  Please see Camellia japonica subspecies rusticana 'Otome'.

Camellia japonica 'Professor Sargent' - A free blooming, vigorous grower with large, vivid dark crimson flowers of anemone form and remarkable beauty early in the season.

Camellia japonica 'Purple Dawn':  Please see Camellia japonica 'Julia Drayton'.

Camellia japonica 'Rose Dawn' -

Camellia japonica 'Sadie Mancil' -

Camellia japonica 'Sarah Frost' -

Camellia japonica subspecies rusticana 'Otome' [pink perfection] - Produces small, formal double flowers of pale shell pink over a long bloom season.

Camellia sasanqua - A dense growing, evergreen shrub to 18 feet with white to rose flowers.  Zones 7 - 10.

Camellia sasanqua 'Cotton Candy' [heyman's pink] - An upright to spreading grower of rather loose habit with large, semi-double to informal double flowers of clear pink sometimes overlaid with a hint of lavender.

Camellia sasanqua 'Day Dream' -

Camellia sasanqua 'Maidens Blush' - Of upright growth habit with single, blush pink flowers.

Camellia sasanqua 'Mine-no-yuki' (snow on the mountain) - A strong grower of willowy habit with pretty, double, pure white flowers up to 3 inches wide.  Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Merit in 1964.

Camellia sasanqua 'Snow On The Mountain':  Please see Camellia sasanqua 'Mine-no-yuki'.

Camellia vernalis 'Star Above Star' [fanxing - xingshangxing] - A vigorous and upright, bushy grower with semi-double flowers bearing a resemblance to one star superimposed upon another.  The flowers are white shading to lavender-rose at the edges and appear in mid-season.

Camellia vernalis 'Yuletide' - A bushy, upright shrub with very dark foliage and brilliant fiery red, single flowers having a prominent, bright golden yellow center of stamens.  Blooms early in the season.