Flower Close Up
Nov. 2003. This lovely, large, double flower has a little bit of yellow at the base of the inner petals (which I guess were stamens before mutations made them extra petals). Unfortunately, no fragrance for this camellia.
Partially opened bud
Charleston, SC late Feb 06. Blooms suffer brown edges when temps dip to low 30'sF. note some discoloration in photo
Stone Mountain Camellia
"Debutante" always tops the list of japonicas which do well in Houston area. Blooming in Richmond TX, z9a, 02122012
early spring, Descanso Gardens, southern California